Wednesday, 30 January 2013

Plain Pulav Rice

Plain Pulav Rice is the most popular way to serve rice.They  are often served at parties and on any festive occasion.This  dish made from everyday ingredients but packed full of exciting flavours. It will be appreciated by vegetarians and meat eaters also.

basmati rice - 300gm
ghee oil mix - 3 -4 tbsp
chopped onion - 1
ginger garlic paste - 2 tsp
fennel seeds - 3/4 tsp
whole cloves - 3
cardamom -4
cinnamon - small piece
black peppercorns - 6
bay leaf - 1
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
cumin powder - 3/4 tsp
chicken or veg soup cube -1
water - 500- 600 ml
chopped coriander leaves - to garnish.

Serves -  3 - 4
Duration - 30 minutes.
Steps to follow:
Wash and soak the rice for 10 minutes, drain it and keep aside.

 In a heavy bottomed vessel heat oil ghee mix and add fennel seeds, clove,cardamom,cinnamon,pepper corns  and bay leaves. Stir well for a minute.
 Add chopped onions, fry for a minute then add ginger garlic paste and stir again for a minute.
 Add turmeric and cumin powder.Stir well.

 Add soaked basmati rice,gently stir  for one minute.

 Meanwhile get ready with the measured hot water dissolved with chicken or veg soup cube.
Pour the hot  water to the vessel. Add salt to taste.
 Bring to the boil, then cover and reduce the heat.

 After 7-10 minutes cover the vessel with aluminium foil and tightly close the lid.

 After 5 minutes switch off the flame.

Then open the lid after 5 minutes.Gently stir the pulav and serve.
Transfer pulav rice  to a serving  dish garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Enjoy the Traditional Indian Pulav Rice..Suitable for Kid lunch box.


PT said...

simple and best..

Vidya Chandrahas said...

Pulav looks so temting and yumm.

Priya said...

Sometimes,if i feel lazy or ran out veggies,i do this plain pulao,inviting akka,thanks for sending and ur support.

Julie said...

yummy pulao dear..:)
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Nithu Bala said...

Thanks Akka for linking this tasty and easy rice.

Swasthi Blank said...

stock must have added taste to the pulav. looks delicious

Priya R said...

simple and flavorful rice :) love to have them for lunch

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Yummy and simple Pulao Recipe :-)
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Maha Gadde said...

so simple n tasty rice...liked it..BTW I like ur recipes lot dear..1 small tip-large size pics may luks best i think..just thick once na.Hope u don`t mind

faiza kader said...

Pulav looks so temting

Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious pulao rice I love these kind of simple recipe.

Ummu Azi said...

Simple Pulao full of flavour :)

Ramya Krishnamurthy said...

colorful and delicious puloa sis:)

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious flavours looks wonderful

pragathi said...

Colorful pulao..

Asiya Omar said...

Thanks friends for your lovely comments..

Sangeetha Priya said...

super tempting pulav akka!!!

Saraswathi Tharagaram said...

Asiya, pulav looks delicious. Thanks for linking the recipe to my event.

Bharathy said...

I can imagine the wonderful aroma of this pulao made with Basmati with a medley of spices! Nice step by step illustrations which are beneficial even to beginner in cooking!

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