Broccoli Pulao Recipe Image
Broccoli Pulao
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Broccoli pulao is a healthy and nutritious one pot meal made with rice, broccoli and peas

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: broccoli pulao
Servings: 3
Author: Nandita
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 4 Cardamom Elaichi
  • 4 Clove
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger and Garlic chopped or paste
  • 1/2 cup Broccoli florets steamed for 3 minutes
  • 1/4 cup Peas
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 cup Basmati Rice, washed and soaked for 10 minutes
  • 1 3/4 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Coriander finely chopped
  1. In a pressure cooker, add ghee and once it is hot add the cumin seeds, cardamom, cinnamon, bay leaf, and cloves.
    broccoli pulao dry spices
  2. Once the dry spices have been roasted add onion and mix till translucent.
  3. Now add ginger and garlic chopped and mix well for a couple of minutes.
    Broccoli Pulao Ginger Garlic
  4. Now add broccoli and peas and mix well.
    Broccoli Pulao Broccoli and Peas
  5. Add salt and black pepper powder and mix everything together.
    Broccoli Pulao Seasoning
  6. Now add drained rice and fry everything together for a couple of minutes.
    Broccoli Pulao addition of Rice
  7. Now add water as required. For 1 cup rice, it’s usually 2 cups of water but I add a little less than 2 cups and pulao comes out absolutely perfect.
  8. Cook for 1 whistle on medium flame.
    broccoli pulao whistle
  9. Take the pressure out, garnish with coriander and serve hot with Dal, Curry or Curd.