Fruit and Vegetable Pulao

Fruit and Vegetable Pulao

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 30 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Rice

Type: Indian

A rich pulao with dried fruits and vegetables – simply delicious


  • Cashewnuts, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Raisins 2 tbsps
  • Almonds, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Walnuts, chopped 2 tbsps
  • Medium apple, peeled and chopped1
  • Green peas ¼ cup
  • Carrots, cut into diamond shaped pieces ½ cup
  • French beans, cut into diamond shaped pieces ¼ cup
  • Rice, soaked and drained 1½ cups
  • Ghee 2 tbsps
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick
  • Cloves 3 to 4
  • Green cardamoms 3 to 4
  • Bay leaf 1
  • Saffron a few strands
  • Salt to taste
  • Apple slices a few to garnish


  • Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and saute till they begin to change colour.
  • Add cinnamon, cloves, green cardamoms and bay leaf, mix and saute till fragrant.
  • Add cashewnuts, raisins, almonds and walnuts, mix and saute.
  • Add green peas, carrots and French beans and mix. Add apple and mix well and saute for 2 minutes
  • Add rice and mix and saute for 2 minutes. Add saffron strands and mix. Add 3 cups water and salt and mix well. Once the water comes to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook till rice is done.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with apple slices and serve hot.