Tomato Pulao | Instant Pulao Recipe | Quick Vegetable Pulao

Pulao is a very popular Indian recipe. In this recipe we will make tomato pulao. This one pot recipe for dinner is very easy to make and is a tasty vegetarian pulao recipe. In this Indian rice recipe I have added coriander leaves and mint leaves which gives a nice taste to this one pot Indian recipe. So do try out this rice recipe for dinner and let me know about the taste in the comment box.
  • 1.5 Cup of Washed Rice
  • 4 Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Sliced Onion
  • 12-15 Cashew Nuts (Kaju)
  • 2 Lengthwise Chopped Green Chilies (Hari Mirch)
  • 1.5-2 Teaspoon Ginger-Garlic (Adrak-Lehsun) Paste
  • 5-6 Black Peppercorns (Sabut Kali Mirch)
  • 4-5 Cloves (Laung)
  • 2-3 Cinnamon Sticks (Dalchini)
  • 2-3 Bay Leaves (Tej Patta)
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • ½ Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1-1.5 Teaspoon Dhana Jeera Powder
  • 1.5-2 Teaspoon Red Chili (Lal Mirch) Power
  • 1 Teaspoon Sugar
  • Mint Leaves (Pudina)
  • Coriander Leaves (Dhania)
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Ghee
  1. Heat some ghee in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds, black peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon sticks, bay leaves and sliced onion. Stir till it turns transparent.
  2. Add green chilies, ginger-garlic paste and sauté it well.
  3. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, dhana jeera powder and mix well. Add cashew nuts and fry them well.
  4. Add tomatoes and stir well. Make sure they don’t become too soft.
  5. Add washed rice and mix well. Add coriander leaves and mint leaves and mix well.
  6. Add salt, sugar and water. Stir well. Add some 2-3 teaspoons ghee and mix well.
  7. Close lid and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Tomato Pulao is ready.