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Puloa Vegetable Rice

Puloa vegetable rice

Puloa vegetable rice

Ingredients:

  • Rice 1 cup
  • Cooking Oil  5 table spoons
  • Butter or margarine 1 tablespoon
  • Onions (medium chopped)
  • Peas (¼ cup)
  • Carrots x 1 (diced)
  • Green Beans (½ cup)
  • Corn Kernels (¼ cup)
  • Green Pepper (chopped)
  • Sugar ½ teaspoon
  • Cabbage optional
  • Water 1 ½ cups
  • Sultanas 2 tablespoons

Spices

  • Cumin Seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Tumeric 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic 2 cloves chopped finely
  • Ginger 1 inch chopped finely
  • Bay Leaves ×2
  • Cinnamin ×1 stick
  • Salt to taste

Method

  1. First, soak 1 cup of rice in water for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat a pan with oil until hot and fry the cumin seeds, bay leaves, cinnamon stick for 1 minute.  Then add garlic, ginger and chopped onions.  Fry onions until translucent for approximately 3 minutes.
  3. Add all the vegetables and sauté vegetables on a medium heat for 4 minutes.
  4. Add salt, and turmeric powder to vegetable mix.
  5. Add rice without water. Stir in with the vegetables on a low heat for 3 minutes.
  6. Add saltanas, butter, sugar and 1 ½ cups of water.  Simmer until cooked, for approximately 20 to 30 minutes until rice is soft.
  7. Puloa is ready to be served.