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Pearl onion Pulao Recipe

Pearl onion Pulao is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Friday, 1 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - basmati Rice
  • 15-20 - shallots/small Onions
  • 10- Garlic Cloves (chopped)
  • 2-whole spices (bay leaves, cloves, Cinnamon stick and cardamom)
  • 1/2 cup - scrambled Paneer
  • 1 cup - fresh Cream or yogurt
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • To grind:
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1- Cardamom
  • 1- Cinnamon sticks
  • 2- Cloves
  • 1 tsp - peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • How to Make Pearl onion Pulao:

    1. Dry roast the coriander seeds, peppercorns and fennel seeds and grind along with cardamom, cinnamon stick and cloves as fine powder and keep aside.
    2. Heat enough oil in a pressure cooker, fry the whole spices until they turn brown.
    3. Wash and soak the rice with 2 cups of water for 5 minutes.
    4. Once the whole spices turns brown, add the garlic cloves and shallots, saute everything well until the onions turns translucent.
    5. Add the spice powder as per need, saute again for few seconds.
    6. Add the rice, scrambled paneer and salt, saute for few minutes.
    7. Now add the soaked water, yogurt or cream and close the pressure cooker with a lid.
    8. Cook up to three whistles and Turn off the stove.
    9. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe


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