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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Plain Pulao

  1. Bashmati rice-2 cup
  2. Onion- 1 large(chopped)
  3. Ginger paste-1 & 1/2 ts
  4. Cardamom-4-5 pieces
  5. Cinnamon stick-3 pieces
  6. Bay leaves-3 pieces
  7. Whole Green chili-3-4 pieces
  8. Ghee/Oil-3 Tbs
  9. Saffron/food color-1 pinch(dissolve in 2 Tbs water)
  10. Fried onion-1/4 cup(for garnish)
  11. Salt-3/4 ts or your choice
  12. Hot water-around 4 cups
  1. Wash and drain water from rice.

  2. Heat Ghee in a pan in medium heat. Add Cardamom,cinnamon stick and bay leaves, and stir for a while. Add chopped onion and stir until tender. Then add ginger paste and stir for around 1 minute. 
  3. Now add rice and stir thoroughly around 1 minute(or until rice seems separated and gives a nice aroma). Then add hot water, salt and green chili. Bring it to a boil. Cover the pan with lid. Cook it in medium heat.
  4. When rice is almost done, turn the heat low and add food color. Cover the pan again. Cook it in low heat until rice become nicely cooked and tender.

  5. Before serving stir carefully and spread fried onion on it.

    1 comment:

    1. Can we make this pulao in a rice cooker ?
      How much time it takes to cook the pulao ?