Vegetable Pullao

Sabzi pullao

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By Madhur Jaffrey

Published 2023

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Sometimes, when I want an all-vegetarian meal, I serve this pullao with Black-eyed beans with mushrooms and a yogurt dish. It can, of course, be served with any meat.


  • enough long-grain rice to fill a glass measuring jug to the 425 ml/15 fl oz level


  1. Put the rice in a bowl and wash in several changes of water. Drain. Add 1.25 litres/2 pints of water and leave to soak for 30 minutes. Drain and leave in a sieve for 20–30 minutes.
  2. Cut the potato and carrot into 5mm/¼ inch dice. Trim the green beans and cut across at 5mm/¼ inch intervals.
  3. Heat the oil in a heavy pot over a medium heat. When hot, put i