Green and white layer vegetable pulav

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Looking for a unique rice variety for your next party, try out this delicious green and white layered pulav ! This recipe is adapted from chef Jyoti N Parekh’s recipe

Ingredients

  • For green vegetable pulav
    • 3/4 cup mixed vegetables – french beans, carrots, green peas
    • 1 cup rice
    • 2 tbsp ghee
    • 2 1/4 cups water
    • 2 tbsp curd
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • For the masala :
      • 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
      • 1/4 cup chopped spinach
      • 1/4 of an onion finely chopped
      • 1 clove garlic
      • 1-2 green chillies
      • 1/4 ” ginger
  • For white pulav
    • 1 cup rice
    • 2 tbsp ghee
    • 2 1/4 cups water
    • 2 tbsp curd
    • 1/2 cup corn, boiled
    • Salt to taste
    • For the masala :
      • 1/4 cup grated coconut
      • 1/4 of an onion, finely chopped
      • 1 clove garlic
      • 1-2 green chillies
      • 1/4 ” ginger
      • 1/2 tbsp poppy seeds
      • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds

Method

  • Cook the vegetables; mix salt and pepper and keep aside
  • For the green pulav :
    • Grind the ingredients for the masala and keep aside. You can add a little water if needed to make a fine paste
    • Melt ghee in a pan, add the masala paste and saute for a few minutes
    • Add the rice and saute for a few minutes
    • Add 2 1/4 cups water and salt to taste
    • Cook on medium flame until the rice is well cooked and the water is absorbed (If needed you can add a little water so that the rice is well cooked )
    • Mix curd with the cooked rice and keep aside
  • For the white pulav
    • Grind the ingredients for the masala and keep aside. You can add a little water if needed to make a fine paste
    • Melt ghee in a pan, add the masala paste and saute for a few minutes
    • Add the rice and saute for a few minutes
    • Add 2 1/4 cups water and salt to taste
    • Cook on medium flame until the rice is well cooked and the water is absorbed (If needed you can add a little water so that the rice is well cooked )
    • Mix curd and corn and keep aside
  • Creating the layers
    • Choose any mould of your choice. I selected a rectangular dish for my mould
    • Grease the mould with ghee or butter
    • Spread the vegetables at the bottom of the mould and press lightly
    • Spread the green pulav over the vegetables. Level and press lightly
    • Spread the white pulav. Level and press lightly
    • Unmould on a serving plate

Serve hot with raita or salad and enjoy 😊

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