Sunday, 22 May 2016

Cauliflower(Gobi) Pulao -Lunch Box Ideas

Cauliflower Pulao Recipe is one of my favorite rice dish. It is a rich and delicious Rice Recipe .with a combo of raita, pickle or curd. A few drops of ghee adds amazing flavor to this rice & makes an ideal Indian Pulao Recipe. All food lovers would absolutely love this flavorful rice dish, which contains the essence of rice and gobi. It is the simplest of all flavored rice and can be prepared in just a few minutes.

 You can also find more Pulao recipes like Palak Pulao,Tomato Pulao and Soya kheema pulao



Prep time
Cook time
10 mins
15 mins
4 serves
Cuisine: Indian
Recipe Type: Pulao varieties
  • Basmati Rice -1 cup
  • Cauliflower -1 ½ cups
  • Cauliflower greens -1/2 cup
  • Water -2 cups
  • Cashew nuts -12 fried
  • Bay leaves -2
  • Cumin seeds -1 tsp
  • Cardamom  -1
  • Oil -23 tsp
  • Onions -1 medium
  • Ginger garlic paste -1 tsp
  • Slit green chilies -2 no’s
  • Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
  • Red chili powder -1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder -1/4 tsp
  • Salt –to taste


1. Wash and soak rice in 3 cups of water for 1/2 hour and drain the water. Heat oil in a pressure cooker,add cumin seeds, fry, add cinnamon, cardamom and bay leaves. 
 2. Now fry the cashews, finely sliced onions, ginger garlic paste, silted green chillies.Saute for few minutes.
3. Add cauliflower florets, cauliflower greens followed by all the dry spices. After sometimes add rice with 2 cups of water and salt. 
 4. Close the cooker with the lid and cook in a medium flame for 15 minutes (app 3 whistles).
5. Put the rice in a serving dish. Garnish this Cauliflower Pulao with some finely chopped coriander 
Served with
Raita of your choice
Cauliflower is loaded with nutrients and considered as a very good source of vitamin C and manganese.
Cauliflower has cancer fighting properties also and it is low in fat, high in fiber and has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties

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  1. The pulao looks really tempting...

  2. That's a great dish to make when this is in season..I too love cauliflower!

  3. Cauliflower pulao looks delicious.

  4. I had no idea that we can cook with cauliflower greens! Pulao looks delicious!

  5. That is such an easy & delicious recipe, Shoba. Looks mouth watering!

  6. Wow, what a yummy looking cauliflower pulao.



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