Smoked Vegetable Pilaf Recipe

    Simple yet tasty Indian basmati rice recipe of vegetable pilaf accompanied with colourful vegetables. A very easy to cook recipe and doesn’t require longer preparation. Smoked Vegetable Pilaf is delicious and authentic dish. Smoked Vegetable Pilaf by Mishtann Basmati Rice is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Smoked Vegetable Pilaf is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 15 minutes and it takes 20 minutes to cook it properly. Smoked Vegetable Pilaf is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Smoked Vegetable Pilaf. Smoked Vegetable Pilaf is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Smoked Vegetable Pilaf is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Smoked Vegetable Pilaf at your home.


    Gujarat, India
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    • Mishtann Basmati Rice - 200 gm or 1 cup (as per US RATIO). (rinsed twice and soaked for 20 mins).
    • Hot water - 400 ml or 2 cups
    • Onion - 2 nos sliced
    • Peas - 1/4 cup
    • Yellow capsicum - 1 no sliced/julienned
    • Red capsicum - 1 no sliced/julienned
    • Green capsicum - 1 no sliced/julienned
    • Garlic - 2-3 cloves finely chopped.
    • Red chilly flakes - 1 tsp
    • Dried herb mix - 1 tsp
    • Vegetable stock cube - 1 no
    • Pepper powder - to taste
    • Salt - to taste
    • Oil - 2 tsp
    • Cinnamon stick - 2-3 nos
    • Cloves - 5-6 nos
    • Star anise - 2 nos
    • Ghee - 1 tsp.


    1. Heat oil in a cooking vessel. Add the garlic and fry till light brown. Add the Sliced onions and fry till translucent.
    2. Crush the vegetable stock cube and add it to the above mixture and stir. Add the the red chilly flakes, dried mix herbs.
    3. Cook the Basmati Rice al-dente or 3/4 done. Drain the excess water and keep aside to cool.
    4. Add the soaked Basmati rice and fry for another 2-3 mins. Now add the hot water.
    5. Add the peas and, salt and pepper to taste.
    6. Cover the lid and cook on high heat for 2 mins.
    7. Simmer the heat and cook till the Basmati Rice is done.
    8. Heat the pieces of charcoal over the gas flame till red hot. Take a small metal cup or metal glass. Place the charcoal in it. To this add the listed dry spices. Add the ghee, and immediately place it in the cooking vessel and cover the lid. Let it remain for a minute and than remove.
    9. The pilaff will now be smoked with the fragrance of the spices.
    10. Nowadays smoke machines are available to smoke food. You can experiment further with wood and different herbs.

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    Smoked Vegetable Pilaf Recipe

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