Corn Pulao with Apple Raita

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 6 corn on cobs
  • 3 cups Basmati Rice
  • 1 Big onion
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 pieces Cinnamon
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 Cardamom
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee for frying
  • Grind the following for masala
  • 2 onions
  • 6 garlic flakes
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin and coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala.
  • Garnishing:
  • Cashew nuts and raisins
  • For Apple raita:
  • 1 medium apple
  • 2 tsp Raisins.
  • 3 tsp Sugar
  • Salt to taste.
  • 1 cup Yogurt (curd)
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • A pinch of Hing (asafoetida)

How to Make Corn Pulao with Apple Raita

  • Grate the corn coarsely and add water and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Grind the masala, chop the onions finely, wash rice and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee and fry the chopped onions to a golden brown colour.
  • Add bay leaves, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon.
  • Fry a little, then add ground masala paste and keep stirring.
  • Add rice and stir fry for a few minutes.
  • Add the cooked corn.
  • Add 6 cups of water, salt and stir well.
  • Let it cook for 5 minutes.
  • Reduce heat and then let it cook further on a slow flame.
  • Garnish with fried nuts and onions (optional).
  • Serve with apple raita.
  • Apple raita:
  • Crush chilli pieces with a little salt and add to curd and keep aside.
  • Peel, core and dice apple.
  • Add 1/2 cup water, salt, sugar, asafoetida and raisins and cook it.
  • When cooled, add curds and mix well.
  • Top the mixture with chopped coriander leaves.