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Pulaos recipes


Last Updated : Apr 16,2020



पुलाव - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Pulaos recipes in Hindi)
પુલાવ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Pulaos recipes in Gujarati)

Pulao recipes, Pulao recipes collection from all over India, quick pulaos, healthy pulaos

Pulao recipes, Pulao recipes collection from all over India.  Pulao is a rice preparation that combines rice with an aesthetic blend of spices, and other ingredients like veggies, Sprouts, Paneer, Dry fruits, nuts, green peas etc. In this busy era, when people hardly have time to cook, pulao is a brilliant choice, because it can be eaten as a one-dish meal or served with simple accompaniments depending on the spice level of the recipe. See our matar pulao recipe for pulaos made with green peas. 

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Moreover, pulao is something that’s loved by everyone, young and old, so you can make just one dish to please the whole family! Who can resist the charm of evergreen delights like Veg Pulao, Green Peas Pulao, Jeera Pulao or the pleasantly sweet Kashmiri Pulao?

Matar Pulao, Green Pea PulaoMatar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao

Pulao recipes from different parts of India.

Pulao recipes from different parts of India.  From Gujarat try our famous Gujarat masala bhaat recipe.   

Gujarati Masala Bhaat, Khaari BhaatGujarati Masala Bhaat, Khaari Bhaat

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Pineapple also gives the Mughlai shahi pulao a juicy tanginess, which you are sure to enjoy. Self-contained with myriad flavours, this shahi veg pulao is a one-dish meal can be served with just a bowl of curd or raita.

Shahi PulaoShahi Pulao

Gatte ka Pulao is made on Rajashtani festive occasions when plain steamed rice is not served.

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As vegetables are not available throughout the year, cooked gattas are added to spice up this pulao.

Gatte ka Pulao, Rajasthani Gatte Ka PulaoGatte ka Pulao, Rajasthani Gatte Ka Pulao

jeera pulao from Punjab is a simple preparation of rice that has been flavoured with jeera or cumin seeds, which is quick and easy to make.

Jeera Rice, Quick Jeera Rice RecipeJeera Rice, Quick Jeera Rice Recipe

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Healthy Indian Pulao recipes

Brown rice vegetable pulao is a nice healthy ow salt Indian pulao. For methi lovers, there is a fenugreek and mushroom brown rice option. 

Brown Rice Vegetable Pulao, Low Salt RecipeBrown Rice Vegetable Pulao, Low Salt Recipe

A medley of spices, veggies, spinach and kala chana make this Palak Chana Pulao a real tongue-tickler.

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It acquires the name healthy chana palak brown rice not just because of the use of brown rice but also because of the use other nutria-dense ingredients like spinach, capsicum, tomatoes and kala chana.

Palak Chana PulaoPalak Chana Pulao

In sprouts pulao,  all you have to do is temper the brown rice and sprouts with just a spoonful of oil, and let them pressure cook together while you complete other chores. 

Spicy Sprouts PulaoSpicy Sprouts Pulao

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Pressure cooker pulao recipes which make it much faster to cook

A pressure cooker will help you make the pulao really fast and easily too. Just temper the spices, add the soaked rice, toss in all the other ingredients and cook to perfection. You just need to be careful about the amount of water you add, and the duration of time for which you cook, because you want a pulao with perfectly-cooked grains of rice, not a glorious khichdi! While the pulao is usually made in a pressure cooker, a biryani is cooked in a handi. It is amazing how the utensil used changes the flavour of the food! See our pressure cooked paneer pulao recipe and pressure cooker veg pulao

Paneer Pulao, Quick Paneer Pulao RecipePaneer Pulao, Quick Paneer Pulao Recipe

  You can go for a popular pulao like:
1. Vegetable Pulao
2. Matar Pulao, Green Pea Pulao
3. Spicy Vegetable Pulao
4. Tava Pulao
5. Paneer Pulao
6. Aloo Gobhi Ka Pulao
7. Shahi Pulao

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Unusual Indian Pulao recipes

   Unusual pulao recipes like:
1. Vegetables Pulao with Coconut Curry
2. Tava Sprouts Pulao
3. Gatte ka Pulao
4. Achari Chana Pulao
5. Green Peas and Methi Pulao

Achari Chana Pulao, Pickled Kabuli Chana PulaoAchari Chana Pulao, Pickled Kabuli Chana Pulao

These unusual pulaos are especially handy when guests come over. They are easy to make but appear special! You can make a couple of starters, prepare a unique pulao and serve it with a few peppy accompaniments. Your guests will thoroughly enjoy the meal!

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Pulaos made with different grains

Pulao is always made with whole grains of rice, either white or brown. The long grains of Basmati are just perfect to make attractive and tasty pulaos. Health-conscious people these days opt to make their pulaos with fibre-rich brown rice, which is a good decision too. See our hara bhara sabzi pulao made with brown rice. 

Hara Bhara Subz Pulao

Hara Bhara Subz Pulao

Pulaos made with different ingredients

Apart from rice and spices, your pulao can include an endless number of other ingredients, not just vegetables. You can toss in some greens like Spinach (Palak) or Fenugreek (Methi), herbs like Mint or Coriander, sprouts or beans, paneer, Tofu or even koftas! See our palak pulao recipe

Palak Pulao, Palak Rice, Spinach RicePalak Pulao, Palak Rice, Spinach Rice

The ingredients used also contribute their flavour to the pulao. For example, if you have added Capsicum or fenugreek leaves to your pulao, you are sure to experience the unique flavours of these ingredients in every mouthful! Different combinations of ingredients give the pulao a different look and feel – so, there is no end to the variety of pulaos that are there. If you are bored of the standard ones, you can mix-and-match ingredients and make your own special pulao. 

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You have to choose your accompaniments depending on the spice-level of your pulao. If your pulao is bland, serve it with kadhi, else a simple raita or just a cup of curds will do. Papads are a must, to add an element of crunch to the tasty meal!

Best accompaniments for pulao

  Some of the best accompaniments for pulao are:
1. Kadhi
2. Raita
3. Plain Curds
4. Papad
5. Khichiya
6. Kachumber
7. Masala Papad

Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)

5 Tips for making a good pulao:
1. Always use a big pressure cooker so that all the ingredients cook well
2. Make sure you add the correct amount of water mentioned in the recipe. Else, the rice might not be cooked fully, or it might turn out gooey like khichdi
3. Try and make sure each grain of rice is separate so it looks good and tastes good too
4. Make the pulao as close to serving time as possible so it will be nice and hot
5. Mix the pulao very gently just before serving

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Go ahead and try the below recipes. You can prepare them without any fuss even after a busy and tiring day. Armed with our tips, you are sure to get them all right, and your loved ones will relish every bit of the meal!

Enjoy our Pulao recipes, Pulao recipes collection from all over India and other rice based recipes given below. 

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Recipe# 10323
07 Jul 11

 
 by suju_india
No reviews
Discover the secret of preparing delicious , spicy methi carrot pulao with this wonderful easy to prepare methi(fenugreek eaves) and carrot( gajar) pulao( rice recipe) recipe. Prepare your own methi carrot pulav at home and serve it with raita or any curry.
Recipe# 10620
11 Oct 11

 
 
by shahreema
No reviews
Navratan pulao recipe attempts to bring the exotic authentic nawabi cuisine to your table. The choice of rice, spices and flavorings make this rice specialty a pure culinary delight.
Recipe# 10680
28 Sep 11

 
 by shresthamaheswari
No reviews
An interesting combination of khumbi(mushrooms) and rice in khumbi or mushroom pulao create an aromatic main course. A delicious chawal recipe loved by all.
Recipe# 10732
25 Aug 11

 
 by nimalka
No reviews
An interesting combination of coriander leaves and rice in coriander pulao create an aromatic main course. A delicious chawal recipe loved by all.
Recipe# 10745
04 Dec 10

 
 by Megha_a
No reviews
A step by step guide to prepare a delectable and aromatic rice preparation with sprout and spices. Serve this tasty rice with any gravy of your choice.
Recipe# 10784
24 Apr 02

 
 by pallavikamal
No reviews
A delightful Spinach and rice blend in spinach pullao goes exceptionally well with a range of Indian spices. An easy and yet healthful chawal recipe, spinach pullao or palak pulao with raita and papad is one of our favorites.
Recipe# 10963
19 Aug 11

 
 
by radhabaloo
No reviews
Devour the appealing and flavorsome brinjal onion kofta pulav as a main course complete meal. The rice and brinjal-onion dumplings or koftas are cooked together along with whole spices. Serve the kofta pulav with fried cashew nuts as topping and raita as accompaniment.
Recipe# 10992
12 Sep 02

 
 by Paarvathy
No reviews
Tomatoe Rice, a chawal preparation with rice cooked in tomato puree and spices. The sweet and tangy tomato flavor embodies the pulao and tastes excellent when served with any vegetable or meat gravy.
Recipe# 11054
26 Aug 11

 
 
by Foodie #48100
No reviews
Simple, easy and delicious rice recipe with chopped fenugreek(methi) leaves , potatoes, peas and whole indian spices. Methi mutter pulao is a nice variation to the good old pulao or chawal recipe. Serve methi mutter pulao with raita and papad.
Recipe# 11218
07 Jul 11

 
 by namrata_asrani
No reviews
Navratan pulao recipe attempts to bring the exotic authentic nawabi cuisine to your table. The choice of rice, spices and flavorings make this rice specialty a pure culinary delight.
Recipe# 11381
09 Feb 02

 
 by glorimarpr
No reviews
Aromatic pulao recipe attempts to bring the exotic Indian flavorful rice recipe to your table. The choice of rice, spices and flavorings make this aromatic pulao specialty a pure culinary delight.
Recipe# 11488
23 May 03

 
 by kams_
No reviews
Narangi pulav or orange flavoured rice recipe is truly one of the most amazing nad unique rice or pulav recipe. The soaked rice is cooked with orange juice, whole spices, orange rind juliennes and crushed peppercorns. Relish the narangi rice with saffron soaked water garnishing and chopped nuts as t ....
Recipe# 11886
09 Jul 01

 
 by sonia_thamman
No reviews
Tamater pulav is a nice variation to the traditional spicy and savory pulao recipe. A delectable mix of tomato puree with dried fruits, whole spices, and onion-ginger paste, cooked together with aromatic rice. A colorful spicy pulav recipe.
Recipe# 11901
28 Jul 01

 
 by syamalalakshmi
No reviews
If you like garlic then fry the chopped garlic or whole garlic in a little oil till golden brown. pour this over dal and close the lid before serving. it tastes very good.
Recipe# 11902
28 Jul 01

 
 by syamalalakshmi
No reviews
For the red pulav use diced beetroot pieces and potatoes,
and omit palak,coriander and mint leaves.
for kids do not put chillies.
garnish with fried kaju. I hope that kids will love this in their lunch box.
Recipe# 12310
29 Jun 01

 
 
by sushila36
No reviews
An irrestible rice recipe, sprouted dal and corn pula is a healthy pula recipe with sprouts and corn kernels . The ghee and whole spices simply blend magically with the rice, sprouts and boiled corn to prepare a flavourful delight, sprouted dal and corn Pula.
Recipe# 12311
21 Aug 11

 
 by sushila36
No reviews
Carrot and capsicum pula (kerala style) presents a lovely combination of carrots and capsicum with aromatic rice. An appealing and mouthwatering rice recipe, pulao is delicately flavoured with choicest herbs and kerala style spice mixture.
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Pulaos
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 on 18 Feb 20 11:01 AM


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Tarla Dalal    Chetan, thanks for the feedback.
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19 Feb 20 10:25 AM