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A delicious spicy pulao recipe. . Serve hot with curds and raitha.

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Pulao recipe - How to make Pulao



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  1. Heat 1 tbsp of ghee in a pan, ad the rice and saute till the rice turns light pink in colour.
  2. Remove from the flame and keep aside.
  3. Heat 1/4 tsp ghee and and add the cloves, cinnamon and fennel seeds and saute for few seconds or till it gives out aroma.
  4. Add the onions, coconut, garlic, mint leaves, green chillies, bay leaves, mix well and saute fry for 2 minutes or till the onions turn golden brown in colour.
  5. Remove form the flame, cool and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste, adding little water. Keep aside.
  6. Pressure cook the carrots, french beans, green peas and tomato for 2 whistles.
  7. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  8. Add the rice along with 2 cups of water and pressure cook again for 2 whistles.
  9. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  10. Add the grounded masala and mix well. Keep aside.
  11. Heat the remaining ghee in a a pan, add the mustard seeds and once the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and onions and saute till onions turn golden brown n colour.
  12. Add this tempering to the rice, mix well and serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by Foodie#389904 on 07 Jul 2011

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