Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Okra /Bhindi and Green Capsicum pulao

Ingredients:

Okra /Bhindi - 10-15 nos

Capsicum (green) - 1

Onion - 1

Garlic - 4-5 flakes

Green chillies - 2-3

Jeera - 1 tsp

Salt as required

Oil

Basmati rice - 1 cup

Cashew nuts for garnishing

Masala powders;

Sambar powder - 1/2 tsp

Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp

Pudina powder - 1/2 tsp ( you get this powder packet in grocery stores)

Daniya powder - 1/2 tsp

Pulao masala - 1tsp

Method;

Cut onion and garlic and green chillies into small pieces.

Take a kadai pour some oil and season with jeera.

Add the cut onion garlic and chilli pieces and saute nicely.

Cut the Bhindi into half and cut into thin slices.

Cut the Capsicum into thin slices

Now add the Bhindi and capsicum into the seasoning and mix nicely.

Add salt and all the masala powders one by one and mix nicely and cook.

After the veggies are cooked remove from fire.

Soak the Basmati rice in water for 20 minutes.

Drain the water and wash the rice nicely and cook with water outside directly on the gas.

After the rice has cooked, remove the water and the grains will be separate.

Now slowly take some rice in a vessel and mix the bhindi / Capsicum mixture slowly.

After the rice is filled with the masala veggie mixture nicely transfer to a vessel.

Take a kadai add some ghee and roast the cashew nuts to a golden brown .

Pour the cashew nuts on the pulao and garnish nicely.

The Okra /Bhindi pulao is hot and ready to be had with any raitha of your choice.

23 comments:

  1. I would wonder if the bindi and capsicum make a combo! You have just made me want to try this.

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  2. WOW okra pulao..yummm..

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  3. I haven't tried this combo, sure I will try this delicious Indu.

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  4. YUmmy Greeny pulao that too with okra is something different and interesting dear..

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  5. Bhindi pulao is new to me...The combo sounds delicious...

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  6. That's a nice way to include lady's finger...great way to sneak in veggies into my kid's lunch

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  7. Super delicious combo,inviting pulao.

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  8. Delicious and healthy combo for pulao.

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  9. great combination, new to me,will try this . looks delicious

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  10. love this green color healthy pulao...

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  11. Love this greeny pulao.... Glad to be in ur space...
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  12. Healthy pulao with a very interesting combination!

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  13. you too have a lovely space dear, nice collection of recipes. thanks for stopping by at my blog, glad to follow you!

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  14. Never had okra in pulao, it is one of my favorite veggies, will give it a try.

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  15. unique combo and delicious pulao!

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  16. very different combination. Looks healthy too.
    PACHANTI

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  17. Very different from the rest.. sounds yummy though..
    Reva

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  18. Thats a very unique recipe...must try

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