Spiced Onion Pulao Recipe – Pyaz Pulao Recipe

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  • To begin making the Spiced Onion Pulao Recipe, wash the rice thoroughly, and drain off all the excess water using a strainer. 

  • Now pat dry the rice on an absorbent paper. 

  • Heat a kadai, on medium-low flame, and dry roast the rice for about 3-4 minutes, stirring continuously. We are not looking for any colour here. 

  • Turn off the flame and set aside. 

  • Heat a pressure cooker with ghee on medium flame, into the cooker add the whole spices – bay leaves, cloves and cinnamon and allow them to sizzle. 

  • Once the spices sizzle, add the onions, ginger and garlic and saute until the onions have softened

  • Now add the slit green chillies, chopped tomatoes and saute until the tomatoes are soft and mushy.

  • Once soft, mash the tomatoes slightly with the back of the ladle. 

  • Finally add in the dry roasted rice, 2 cups of water, salt to taste and close the pressure cooker. 

  • Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles and turn off the heat. Wait for the cooker to depressurise and then open the lid. 

  • Once done, gently fluff with the Spiced Onion Pulao and transfer to a serving bowl.

  • Serve  Spiced Onion Pulao Recipe along with Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe or Bhune Pyaz Ka Gosht RecipeOnion Raita Recipe and finish the meal with a dessert of Oats Apple Phirni Recipe.

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