Thursday, September 13, 2012

Brocolli and Button mushroom pulao

Button mushrooms - 1 can /tin

Brocolli - 1 small bunch (fresh)

Haldi powder - 1/4 tsp

Pulao masala - 1 1/2 tsps (ready packet)

Basmati rice - 1 cup

Onion - 1

Garlic - 5 flakes

Cashew nuts for garnishing - 10

Coriander leaves for garnishing

Cinnamon stick - 1

Clove - 2-3

Salt as required


Ghee - 1 Tblsp ( for frying the Cashew nuts)

Wash the basmati rice nicely and drain the water.

Take a kadai and pour some oil and cut onion into slices and add and saute nicely.

Cut garlic flakes into small pieces and add and saute.

Add the Cinnamon stick and cloves and stir nicely.

Break the brocolli into florets and cut the button mushrooms into half.

Add the brocolli and mushrooms with the seasoning and mix.

Now add the washed basmati rice on this and mix nicely.

Add salt haldi powder pulao masala and pour water sufficient to cook.

Take care that the grains should be separate and close the lid.

Now after the rice pulao has cooked nicely open the lid.

Take a small kadai and add the ghee and fry the cashew nuts till brown.

Now put the cashew nuts and garnish the pulao.

Garnish with coriander leaves

The Brocolli and button mushroom pulao is yummy and ready to be served

Transfer the pulao into a dish plate and serve with the raitha of your choice..


  1. The pilao looks delicious. Love the colours.

  2. Indu, this is really delicious love to try.

  3. Sounds interesting! Biriyani looks colorful and delicious.

  4. Never tried with brocolli..Interesting..

  5. Wow! Looks so good and delicious,

  6. Looks delicious and healthy.....
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  7. Looks colorful, pulao is a favorite rice for my family.

  8. Interesting combo..healthy & tasty pulao
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    Prats Corner

  9. wow pulao looks super delicious...very healthy too

  10. Very healthy n colorful pulao, sounds so delicious.

  11. Colourful and healthy pulao,inviting.

  12. Real and inviting dish... Love the greeny color...