Pulao Recipe | Veg Pulao

Pulao or pulav or pilaf, is comfort food at its best and I make it when I want to cook something quick, easy and satisfying. This one-pot dish made with fragrant rice and colorful healthy vegetables has added spices and herbs, giving it a mild fragrant flavor. This special veg pulao recipe is my mom’s and…

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Pulao or pulav or pilaf, is comfort food at its best and I make it when I want to cook something quick, easy and satisfying. This one-pot dish made with fragrant rice and colorful healthy vegetables has added spices and herbs, giving it a mild fragrant flavor. This special veg pulao recipe is my mom’s and is my go-to recipe when making vegetable pulao. The dish is also vegetarian and is great on its own or paired with raita (an Indian yogurt dish), pickle and roasted papad (a crisp thin Indian snack).

veg pulao served in a white shallow bowl with yogurt raita by the sideveg pulao served in a white shallow bowl with yogurt raita by the side

About Pulao

Called by various names such as pilaf or pulav, veg pulao is one of the most common vegetarian rice dishes in India, the other being Veg Biryani.

A pulao is a one pot dish of rice and vegetables or a protein cooked together with aromatics (onions, garlic, ginger etc), spices and herbs. There are many variations of making a pulav.

I have shared many different vegetarian pulao recipes on the blog including Peas Pulao, Kashmiri Pulao, Tawa Pulao, Paneer Pulao and more. However the recipe I share here is my favorite and how I almost always end up making it.

What I like about making veg pulao is that it comes together quickly. Use a food processor for chopping the veggies and it will really come together fast.

About This Veg Pulao

My recipe uses whole spices, rather than adding any pulao or biryani masala. Thus the fragrance of…

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