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How to Make Vegetable Pulao in Microwave Oven

Updated on January 18, 2017
3 stars from 2 ratings of Vegitable Pulao

Pulao can be served hot sprinkled with black cardamom powder and garnished with the fried onions. You can add some permitted colours if required.

Cook Time

Prep time: 1 hour
Cook time: 42 min
Ready in: 1 hour 42 min
Yields: Serves 4 Persons


  • 350 g Rice
  • 400 g Frozen mixed vegetables, Thawed
  • 60 ml Oil
  • 100 g Onions, Sliced
  • 10 g Ginger, Chopped
  • 1 Clove Garlic, Chopped
  • 10 g Cumin seeds, Roasted
  • 4 Green Cardamoms, Crushed
  • 8 Cloves
  • 8 Black peppercorns
  • 5 g Cinnamon sticks
  • 6 Bay leaves
  • 6 g Salt
  • 700 ml Hot boiling water
  • 1 Black Cardamom, Crushed


  1. Clean, wash and soak rice in double the quantity of water for 1 hour.
  2. Heat oil in a 3 litre casserole dish on HIGH for 1 minute. Add onions and brown on HIGH for 8 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove onions from the oil and keep aside.
  3. Re-heat the oil on HIGH for 1 minute. Add ginger, garlic, cumin seeds, green cardamoms, cloves, peppercorns, cinnamon sticks and bay leaves. Mix well and cook on HIGH for 1 minute.
  4. Add vegetables, cover and cook on HIGH for 5 minutes, stirring midway.
  5. Drain rice and add to the vegetables. Add hot water and salt. Mix well and cook covered on HIGH for 10 minutes.
  6. Stir, and cook on MEDIUM-HIGH for 15 minutes.
  7. Serve garnished.

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    • Haseena Firdousia profile image

      Haseena 16 months ago from India

      Kamal thakkar, yes.

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      Kamal thakkar 20 months ago

      Should we cover the bowl with rice in microwave?

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      Haseena 2 years ago from India

      Thanks for your comment Sunil.

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      Sunil Kumar Kunnoth 4 years ago from Calicut (Kozhikode, South India)

      Thanks for the recipe. It is my favorite dish. Keep on writing such nice stuff.

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      Haseena 4 years ago from India

      Charles Mayer, please try this. It's really easy and has just a few steps.thanks.

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      Charles Mayer 4 years ago

      Looking good, will try to find....thanks

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      Haseena 4 years ago from India

      thank you...

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      Firoz 4 years ago from India

      Good job...Come back with more...Voted up.