Jhaldhi Pilaf (Palau) Pilaf in A Hurry

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - Basmati rice or any other long grained rice
  • 1 cup - oil or ghee
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 3 - big onions, sliced finely
  • 3 or 4 - green chillies, sliced lengthwise
  • 2 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 3 - big tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup - ground coconut or 1 pack coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup - fresh mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup - coriander leaves
  • 1 cup - curds (yogurt)
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 - bay leaves
  • 4 - cloves
  • 3 - small sticks of cinnamon
  • 4 - cardamoms
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Jhaldhi Pilaf (Palau) Pilaf in A Hurry

  • Wash the rice and soak it in a little water for about 20 minutes.
  • Heat the ghee in a suitable vessel or rice cooker and add the spices and bay leaves and fry for a few minutes.
  • Now add the onions and ginger garlic paste and saute for some time.
  • Add the turmeric, mint leaves, coriander leaves and chilli powder and fry for a while.
  • Next add the chopped tomatoes and keep on frying till the oil separates from the mixture.
  • Add the curd, slit green chillies, coconut and salt and simmer for a few minutes.
  • Add the rice and 3 cups of water and cook on low heat till done mixing once or twice.
  • Serve with curd chutney and chicken or meat curry.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes

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