Brown Rice Pulao recipe


  • 2 cups Basmati brown rice, soak for an hour in warm water
  • 1 large onion, finely sliced
  • 2 cups cubed mixed vegetables (carrots, potatoes, beans, peas)
  • 2 tbsp oil + 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • few curry leaves
  • garam masala pwd (3 cloves, 1? cinnamom, 1 elachi, 1 star anise)
  • salt to tast
  • Coarsely crush (do not make a paste):
  • 4-5 tbsps chopped coriander leaves
  • 8-10 chopped pudina leaves
  • 2-3 green chillis

Cooking Instructions

Heat oil+ghee in a cooking vessel, add the sliced onions and curry leaves and saute for 5 mts. Add the ginger garlic paste and crushed coriander-pudina-green chillis and saute further for another 5 mts. Add the cubed mixed vegetables and saute for 6-7 mts.

Add 4 1/2 cups water and bring to a boil. Add the brown rice, salt and garam masala pwd, reduce heat, cover with lid and cook till the rice is done.

Serve hot with raita or any curry of your choice.

09 Mar 2011     1493 views     NON-Vegetarian       Rice and Grains > Pulao

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