Happy again here to celebrate a virtual birthday party for our Sweet Friend , Vardini Koushik of Cooks Joy.Wishing you many more blessed years to come dear ..

                                   HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Here is my treat for you tried out from your space  .Thank you for such an awesome pulao .


Rice - 1 cup
Capsicum - 1 medium
Salt to taste
Onion - 1
Garam masala - 1 tsp 
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves - handful
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Green moong dal - 1/4 cup soaked overnight
Cloves - 2
Cinnamon - 2
Potatoes -2

To grind  :

Tomato - 1
Green chillies - 2
Garlic  - 4 cloves
Ginger - a small piece


1. Heat oil in a pan .Add cloves, cinnamon, onion and the grinded paste. Saute until onions are transparent. 

2. Add potatoes, moong dal ,capsicum,  garam masala, turmeric, chilly powder and salt.When potatoes are half cooked , add rice with 2 cups of water.

3.Cook in slow flame till done .Garnish with Coriander leaves.


Divya A said...

Yummy pulao happy Bday vardhini :) Looks and sounds super yummy Shama ka :)

Unknown said...

yummy and delicious

Sangeetha M said...

Wow...yummy n flavorful puloa, hope she will be surprised n happy to see our treat :) good one Shama!

Shobha said...

Delicious Pulao Shama !

Priya Anandakumar said...

Delicious pulav, happy birthday to Vardhini....

Unknown said...

Lovely pulao, I think will give this a try sometime :) lovely recipe pic ka

Unknown said...

Lovely variety rice MM :) looks superb, will give this a try sometime

divya said...

Looks delish..nice pic

Nava K said...

It' interesting to note how the potatoes and spices worked so well into the rice. Yes all the way to this rice dish and will be awesomely good with the raita.

great-secret-of-life said...

delicious treat

Chitra said...

Lovely recipe. will try . Happy bday vardhini via shama's space ;)

Unknown said...

Lovely pulao, very unique and healthy too!, am glad you made them

Unknown said...

this is an delicious combo and looks yumm :)

Unknown said...

This looks very nourishing and delicious!

Priya Suresh said...

Pulao with my favourite veggies,loving this one pot meal.

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