Flavoured Pulao Rice


Flavoured Pulao Rice

A nice Pulao recipe which tastes really good & different
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people


For masala paste:-

  • 3 - Roasted peanuts
  • 1 big/medium Golden brown fried onion
  • 2 tbsp Fried grated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp Fried fennel seeds Perinjeerakam
  • 2 - Crushed ginger & garlic
  • 1 tsp Powdered cinnamon Karugapatta
  • 1 tbsp Powdered cardamom & sugar mixture Elakka
  • 1 tsp Bay leaves Biriyani leaf
  • 1 no Geen chilly
  • 1 no Fried Red chilly
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander leaves
  • 2 leaves Curry leaves


  • Cook rice separately in a pressure cooker by adding along a tbsp of oil and 1/2 tsp of salt.
  • :- Make sure u don`t overcook.
  • After u have made the cooker stove off, take the cooked rice out & add extra fresh water to it.
  • Drain it & keep aside.
  • Make the masala paste by mashing the ingredients of masala paste in a mixer grinder to a smooth paste.
  • Sprinkle water while mashing if reqd.
  • Heat 2 tbsp of ghee in a non stick pan.
  • Fry the sliced onion.
  • Add the above vegetables & fry.
  • :- You can spray some water in between so as to cook well.
  • Once cooked, add 2 more tbsp of ghee.
  • Add the masala paste & stir fry along with the vegtables.
  • Add more ghee & spray water if reqd.
  • :- Remember it should not be watery.
  • Cover & cook for 5 mins in simmed stove.
  • Once vegetables are cooked, take the rice & pour above the cooked vegetables.
  • Slowly mix it with a fork so that rice is not cut.
  • :- U may add some biriyani masala powder too along with the masala paste if u feel that enough flavour is not there.
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Response (2)
  1. B
    Bala August 7, 2006

    Seems like a really different sort of recipe. Have to try!!!

  2. S
    Sangita August 29, 2006

    Hey! this one is really yummy. Came out well. Thanks for the recipe

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