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Pulaos recipes


Last Updated : Sep 09,2021



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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Happy Cooking!


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Recipe# 8804
12 Feb 13

 
 by gari
No reviews
1. Garlic and onion optional. Tastes good with out it also. 2. Vegetables should be diced. 3. Healthy substitute for ghee can be olive oil which gives a nice flavour.
Recipe# 13747
13 Feb 03

 
 
by zahara7
No reviews
An interesting pulao recipe ,Corn pulao with white sauce has an unique combination or corn with rice and a white sauce gravy. Enjoy the appealing and delicious baked rice recipe with chopped cilantro as garnish.
Recipe# 13601
29 Apr 01

 
 by guptaisha
No reviews
Prepare the delicious daal pulao and serve it garnished with coriander leaves as a main course dish. Find many novel rice recipe, pulao recipe here.
Recipe# 14518
13 Jul 11

 
 by ashishk
No reviews
An irrestible and simple rice recipe, pea pulao has just the right mix of green peas wit flavourful rice. The ghee and whole spices simply blend magically with the rice and peas to prepare a flavourful delight, peas pulao.
Recipe# 10139
27 Dec 03

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Try tasty gajar tomato pulav recipe. A rice recipe which is not only delicious but also rich in health. Gajar tomato pulav with grated carrots is easy and tasty
Recipe# 35062
07 Jun 11

 
 by LOPA SHAH
No reviews
Pulao or biryani has now days become necessary food for all. There are many varieties of pulao and biryanis. Here is green pulao, combination of rice with green paste.
Green Pea Pulao
Recipe# 13640
10 Jun 11

 
 by rukhsie
No reviews
Try tasty and all time favorite rice preparation, pea pulao recipe. A rice recipe with shelled peas as ingredient along with whole spices and chopped cashewnuts, the pea pulao is not only delicious but also rich in health. An easy and delicious pulao recipe for parties and gatherings.
Recipe# 40646
23 Aug 16

 
 by MSangeetha
No reviews
Green Peas Pulao, tasty and easy to make. This pressure cooked pulao is spiced and aromatic. Sauteing the rice in ghee gives a nice flavour. Interesting combination of garlic ,spices and green peas compliment each other and impart an aromatic flavour to the pulao.
Recipe# 14663
07 Jul 11

 
 by aartibhavsar
No reviews
This recipe attempts to bring the healthful benefits of spinach to your table. The choice of rice, spices and flavorings make this rice specialty an appealing, delicious and healthful recipe. .
Recipe# 8871
27 Dec 00

 
 by pizzad
No reviews
Well it's a kind of quick fix if you don't consider the one hour soak time. one can avoid it if you want to, only thing is that rice will take fauther time to cook. the best part is that any vegetable can go depending on the seasonal availability.
Recipe# 14955
27 Dec 03

 
 by sumagandlur
No reviews
Kesar pulao is a tempting rice or pulao recipe with kesar or saffron used to impart the appealing yellowish tinge and flavour to the pulao recipe. The rice gets flavored with whole spices and then tossed with. This awesome rice recipe is not only rich in nutritional benefits but is also quite easy ....
Recipe# 39026
29 Nov 13

 
 
by damyantiben
No reviews
Originally pilaf or pilav, plov, palao, polu and pulaw is a staple food and a national dish in afghan, uzbek, tajik, and bukharan jewish cuisines. Here is the vegetarian, aromatic and healthy pilaf for your loved ones.
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# 13793
16 Mar 03

 
 by sharmilaramesh
No reviews
Khumbi pulao or a rice recipe with khumbi or mushroom. The mushroom buttons are stir fried with onion and tomatoes and then added to rice along with whole spices.
Recipe# 13546
13 Jul 11

 
 by upatel
No reviews
Recreate the magical lebanese rice recipe at home with this freshly prepared aromatic and flavorsome lebanese rice. Just take one spoon of this hot delicious and spicy rice preparation and you are sure to crave for more.
Recipe# 8861
01 Jan 00

 
 by leena.rathod
No reviews
A rice dish with a sour tinge, mango pulao is prepared with raw mangoes or kairi.A south Indian speciality, mango pulao is delicious owing to a nice mix of ingredients like dals, coconut, sesame seeds and methi daana.
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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