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Pulao Recipes

Pulao or Pilaf or Pulav is an Indian rice based dish popularly made during special occasions or festivals.

These days Pulaos are part of everyday cooking with plenty of variations and methods available.

Pulaos (pulavs) have changed over the years with traditional recipes being complemented by several fusion recipes influenced by different cuisines.

  • Tomato Pulao is a quick, delicious and tasty dish loved by kids and adults. It is a versatile dish that i can be packed for school or office lunch, served…

  • A popular North Indian dish, especially in Delhi, this Vegetarian Goli Pulao is simple and easy to make. Ideal when you have guests on a short notice.   Ingredients: Raw…

  • Paruppu Keerai Pulao is a simple, healthy and easy to make dish for lunch or dinner. Add vegetables of choice if desired. Ingredients: Paruppu Keerai – 2 cups Basmati Rice…

  • A simple, rich and delicious pulao with fruits and dry fruits. Perfect for lunch or dinner. Ingredients: Almonds – 20 Cashewnuts – 20 Raisins – 20 Mixed Fruits – 2…

  • A simple and delicious evening tiffen or light lunch or dinner. Ingredients: Semiya (Vermicelli) – 2 cups Green Chillies – 4, ground to a paste Carrot – 1 cup, chopped…

  • A delicious pulao made with paneer and white chickpeas. Perfect lunch or dinner with choice of raita or side dish. Ingredients: White Channa (Chickpeas) – 100 gms (dry), soaked overnight…

  • A delicious and healthy pulao made with rajma (red kidney beans). Serve with raita or kurma for lunch or dinner. Ingredients: Rajma (Red Kidney Beans) – 3/4 cup, soaked in…

  • Avarakkai (Broad Beans) is a popular and nutritious vegetable. Rich in fibre, protein, iron, folate, vitamins and minerals, they are typically used to be poriyal, curries or used to make…

  • Samba Godhumai (Broken Wheat/Dhalia) is a healthy and nutritious grain. Idea for those with diabetes or high sugar level, it reduces cholesterol, rich in protien, iron and is good for…

  • A delicious and simple to make pulao with cashew nuts for lunch or dinner. Serve with a gravy side dish of choice. Ingredients: Basmati Rice – 250 gms Cinnamon –…

  • A popular Mumbai street food, this delicious pulao is made with basmati rice and vegetables. Best served for dinner with raita of choice. Ingredients: Basmati Rice – 2 cups Oil…

  • A simple, delicious and healthy pulao made with Fenugreek leaves. Best served with pachadi or raita. Ingredients: Basmati Rice – 300 gms Methi (Fenugreek Leaves) – 6 to 8 bunches,…

  • This delicious Mughlai style Basmati rice with Saffron is a must have for any special occasion. Ingredients: Basmati Rice – 2 cups Saffron Strands – 1 tsp Mixed Nuts –…

  • Ingredients: Basmati Rice – 1 cup Ghee – 2 tblsp Mixed Vegetables – 1/2 to 1 cup (optional) Cloves – 4 Cinnamon – 2 Cardamoms – 3 Bay Leaf –…

  • Ingredients: Basmati Rice – 2 cups, cooked Onions – 2, finely chopped Potatoes – 5, finely chopped Ginger – 1/2 tsp, grated Cumin Seeds – 1 1/2 tsp Garam Masala…