Dried fruits and veg pulao is a basic Indian style rice that is aromatic, delicious, healthy & super quick to make for a meal. Pulao is a one pot rice dish made by cooking fragrant basmati rice with aromatic spices and herbs. Raita is a common Indian side dish, you can add onion, cucumber, tomato to the curd with some herbs.
Cook 2 tbsp basmati rice.
Boil 2 tbsp peas
Heat 2 tsp oil in a kadai, add 2 tsp ghee, 8 cashew nuts and roast it well.
Add 2 cloves, 1 cardamom, 2 whole black pepper, 1 bay leaf, 1 star anise, 1/2 tsp jeera, 2 tbsp chopped onion and saute it well
Add 2 tbsp grated carrot, 2 tbsp chopped french beans, 1 tbsp cauliflower, 2 tbsp green peas
Saute it well
Add 1/2 tsp salt and mix it well
Cover and cook for 2 mins
Add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1/2 tsp green chilli paste
Mix it well
Add the cooked basmati rice
Mix all the ingredients gently
Add 1 tsp lemon juice
Garnish with 1 tbsp raisins
Serve it hot.
Add 1/4th cup curd and whisk it well
Add 2 tsp chopped cucumber, 2 tsp chopped tomato, 1/8th tsp red chilly powder, 1/4th tsp salt, 1 tsp chopped coriander leaves and mix it well
Serve raita with dried fruits and vegetable pulao