Green Garlic Pulao

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Total Time:
4 hours
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Paste:
  • 2 - whole heads of garlic
  • 1 - large onion
  • 2 - whole bunches of fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 inch - ginger
  • 3 - whole green chillies
  • 2 - tbsp oil
  • Pulao:
  • 2.5 cups -basmati rice
  • 1 cup - chopped vegetables (carrots, potatoes, beans, peas, cauliflower)
  • 2 cups - water
  • Garnish:
  • Fried onions or bread croutons
  • Salt

How to Make Green Garlic Pulao

  • Peel and roughly chop one large onion, peel and chop ginger and garlic, chop green chillies.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadai. When hot, add in the following order: green chilli, ginger, onion, garlic. Fry well till garlic turns brown and a nice aroma fills the air. Let it cool.
  • Wash the coriander leaves and roughly chop. Grind to a paste with the fried garlic-onion mixture.
  • In the kadai, saute the chopped vegetables and mix the garlic paste. Add a little extra salt and a little water if required, let it cook for 10 minutes.
  • Cover and leave aside. You should allow this mixture to marinate for at least 3 hours.
  • Mix this vegetable mixture with 2.5 cups of washed basmati rice 30 minutes before serving.
  • Add 2 cups water, check for salt and cook (in a rice or a pressure cooker) till done.
  • Mix well and garnish with either fried onions or bread croutons or both.
  • This goes very well with a vegetable korma made with the same vegetables, capsicum and a little bit of the garlic paste cooked in coconut milk and curds.