Puloa is very simple and easy to make. You can add any dry vegetables to prepare this dish. Its a lighter version of vegetable Biriyani.

Basmati Rice - 2 cups
Onion - 1
Tomato -1
Mixed vegetables - 1 cup
(carrot, beans, peas, potato, corn, Lima beans, pinto beans, cauliflower)
Garam Masala - 1tbsp
Ginger garlic Paste - 1tbsp
Turmeric - 1tsp
Hing/Asafotida -pinch
Mint - 1/2 bunch
Cumin seeds -1tsp
Green Chillies - 4
Pepper Corns - 5-6
Cilantro - 1/2 bunch

Heat oil add cumin seeds, green chillies, pepper.
Add the chopped onions, saute till slightly colored, mix finely chopped tomato.
Add Ginger Garlic Paste, Mint and Cilantro, turmeric and hing.
Mix Garam Masala, add the chopped vegetables let it cook for 2 mins.
Add the washed Basmati Rice and mix well with the vegetable gravy.
Mix 3cups of water and let it cook only for 2 whistles in a pressure cooker.
Serve with raita.

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