Pearl onion pulav

Recipe source: Priya's version at Priya's Easy and Tasty recipes with some changes


1 cup uncooked rice
2 tsp oil
2 cloves
Piece of cinnamon
1 cup pearl onions peeled
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp pulav masala or garam masala
Salt to taste
2 tbsp beaten curd
finely chopped coriander leaves

Soak the rice for 1/2 hour. Heat oil, add cloves, cinnamon and bayleaf. After a minute add pearl onions and fry till it gets pinkish. Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, pulav masala, salt and mix well. Add the soaked rice and fry for a minute. Transfer to a vessel and add the curd and 1.5 -2  cups of water depending on the quality of the rice. Pressure cook till soft.

Seperate the grains using a fork and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with raita of your choice.

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Priya Suresh said...

Flavourful pulao, loved ur version..thanks for trying EC..

Shama Nagarajan said...

good one..yummy

Kalyani said...

looks delicious .......

Unknown said...

Looks superb, never tried to cook with pearl onions as a whole thing.

Nithya said...

Love the rubber onions so much - we call it that way :) This is definitely a delicious rice for me :)

anthony stemke said...

This is a great recipe.

Vardhini said...

Never made pulao with pearl onions .. looks so delicious and colorful.
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jaya's recipes said...

Pulao looks too good and something new!great

Mehjabeen Arif said...

Its so new.. never tried with pearl onions.. Nice ..

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