Dec 16, 2009

Non-Spicy Mushroom Pulao

  • Basmati Rice - 2 cups
  • Butter - 1 tbsp
  • Whole garam masala - as req
  • Onion - 1
  • capsicum - 1/2 of a medium, cut as julienne
  • Mushrooms - 1 cup
  • salt - as req
  • pepper pdr - as req
  • soy sauce - 1 tsp
  • balsamic vinegar - less than a tsp
  • spring onions and coriander leaves for garnish
  • cashews - as req


Presoak rice in water for 10 mins. In a wide pan, add lil butter or ghee. To this add whole garam masala (cloves, cardamom, bay leaf), cashews and finely chopped onion (1/4 of a large onion). Saute it for sometime and then add already presoaked rice. To this add water ( 1 cup rice : 1.5 cup water). Let it cook. Once cooked, cool it and set aside.

In another pan, add onion cut as julienne (1/4 of a large onion). Add capsicum. Saute both till onion turns golden brown. Now add the mushrooms. Saute for 2 minutes. Then add salt, pepper and some soy sauce, balsamic vinegar(careful juz add less than 1 tsp). Add the cooked rice to this. Mix well. Garnish with some spring onions and coriander leaves.

How gud is this going to be....hmm...well, i the dish scored 9/10 from hubby me, tatz nt an easy score :)


  1. Looks too good. Easy and interesting.Clicks are excellent.


  2. Nice pictures Kavitha. Ideal for lunchboxes.

  3. Colourful and delicious pulaoooooo......

  4. Nice picture.. Looks good...


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