Try this tasty pulao cooked without adding even a drop of oil

Include it in your diet to have a whole, healthy meal. Photo: Shutterstock/ Indianstyle

Pulao is a delicious dish that could be whipped up in a jiffy. But, weight-watchers might tend to stay away from it quoting carb and cholestrol content as reasons. Interestingly, this recipe doesn’t use oil to cook pulao and is perfect for those who have cholesterol as well. Include in your diet to have a whole, healthy meal. Check out the recipe.

2 cups rice
½ cup beans
2 carrots (cut into small pieces)
½ cup cauliflower (cut into small pieces)
¾ cup milk
Turmeric powder as required
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp garam masala
2 bay leaves
2 -3 cloves
5 – 6 pepper corns
1 inch piece of cinnamon
4 -5 cardamom pods
Salt as required
Sugar as required
Coriander leaves
Cashews if required

Soak the rice for at least 20 – 30 minutes
Boil half of the milk in the pressure cooker
Into the boiled milk add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaves and pepper corns
Add the veggies when the milk turns aromatic
Add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, garam masala, sugar and cashews
When the milk reduces nicely add the soaked rice, remaining milk and some water too
Cook until one whistle
Delicious and healthy pulao is ready.

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