Quick And Easy Pulav

Serving: 3 |Type: Veg-Rice


Basmati Rice -1 ½ cup
Onion(Diced) -1
Green Chili -3(slit)
Cloves -3
Cinnamon -1 inch
Bay Leaves -1
Ginger Garlic paste -1tbsp
Salt -to taste
Oil and Ghee -3 or 4tbsp
Milk -1cup

Grind ing for Powder:

Cloves -5 to 6
Cinnamon -2 inch
Bay Leaves -2
Kal pasi (Black stone flower) -2


  1. Soak the rice for 10 to 15 minutes and drain the water and keep it aside.
  2. Grind the above ingredients into a powder and keep it aside.
  3. Take a heavy bottom vessel and heat with oil and ghee, add cloves, bay leaves and cinnamon fry without burning.
  4. Then add the onion and green chili sauté for 4 to 5 minutes on medium flame.
  5. Now add ginger garlic paste and pinch of salt sauté until onion gets light brown.
  6. Then add soaked rice (without the water) and sauté well until rice get toasted.
  7. Then add the ground powder and mix it well.
  8. Now add 1 cup of milk, 3 ½ to 4 cup of water and the remaining salt and  mix it well.
  9. Cook it on high flame until it bubbles, then mix it once and check the salt.
  10. Then cover with lid make it simmer for 15 to 20 minutes then turn off the stove (do not open the lid or stir the rice inbetween this time).
  11. Let it rest for 10 to 15 minutes, then open the lid and stir it well.
  12. Serve with any raitha or kurma.


  1. You can increase or decrease the water to your liking.
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