Bread Rice Pulav

// Pulav in general is an Indian dish where rice is cooked with spiced vegetables or meat. Bread Rice Pulav is a vegetable pulav with a bread variation.



Pulav/pulao in general is an Indian dish in which rice is cooked with seasoned vegetables or meat. Bread Rice Pulav is regular vegetable pulav with a new variation by adding bread to it, and is speedy to cook.

a bowl of bread rice pulav with a spoon on the table

What is Bread Rice Pulav?

Pulav/pulao in general is an Indian dish in which rice is cooked with seasoned vegetables or meat. Bread Rice Pulav is regular vegetable pulav with a new variation by adding bread to it, and is speedy to cook.

When rice comes with softly seasoned bread pieces, it gives a nice and smooth texture with a great aftertaste. This is a very simple, rapid, nutritious, and enticing recipe, which is well served with yogurt condiment.

**Love this pulao? Then you may also love these pulao/pulav recipes: Onion Capsicum Pulao, Gatta Pulav, Mushroom Pulao, Mint Pulav, Mushroom Peas Corn Pulav, matar pulao, and paneer pulao.

a plate of bread rice pulao on a table with a fork and knife
a plate of bread rice pulav on a table with a napkin

Let’s learn to make Bread Rice Pulav in easy to understand quick steps.

four pans of food are being cooked on a stove

Heat oil in a pan. Add cubed onions, cubed potatoes, and salt to it. Mix well. Let them cook until potatoes are soft.

Now add chopped green chili, mixed vegetables, and peas. Mix well, and let them cook for 5 minutes or till vegetables become soft.

Add cooked rice, and bread pieces along with turmeric powder, red chili powder, and garam masala. Mix well and cook for a minute.

Add cubed tomatoes, and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add lemon juice to it. Mix well, and garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve hot with your favorite raita.

a bowl of bread rice pulao with onions and other vegetables

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Bread Rice Pulav [Recipe]

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Pulav in general is an Indian dish where rice is cooked with spiced vegetables or meat. Bread Rice Pulav is a vegetable pulav with a bread variation.
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Prep time 🕐 Cook time 🕐 Total time 🕐
25 mins
Category ☶ Cuisine ♨ Serves ☺
Main Indian 4
Nutrition Info ⊛ Serving size ⊚
310 calories 1 Serving

INGREDIENTS

For Bread Rice Pulao:
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 1/2 cups mixed vegetables, diced (I used carrots, green beans, broccoli, green peas and cauliflower)
  • 2 medium-sized onions, cubed
  • 1 large-sized potato, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 4 toasted bread slices, cut into squares (I used whole grain)
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped
  • 1 large-sized tomato, roughly chppped
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder (you can also use cayenned pepper)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder (can be replaced with curry powder)
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander (cilantro) leaves, for garnishing
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

INSTRUCTIONS:

How to Make Bread Rice Pulao //
  1. Heat oil in a pan. Once hot, add mustard seeds and let them splutter for a few seconds. - Now add onions, potatoes, and salt to it. Mix well. Let them cook until potatoes are soft.
  2. Now add chopped green chili, mixed vegetables, and peas. Mix well, and let them cook for 5 minutes or till vegetables become soft.
  3. Add cooked rice, and bread pieces along with turmeric powder, red chili powder, and garam masala. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  4. Add cubed tomatoes, and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add lemon juice to it. Mix well, and garnish with cilantro leaves. Serve hot with your favorite raita.

NOTES:

  1. I used toasted bread pieces, but you can also use fried bread pieces.


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