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Onion Pulao Recipe

Onion Pulao

Looking for very quick and easy at the same time rich and aromatic on busy weekdays for lunch? Then this onion pulao recipe is the best to do recipe. So flavorful, light and satisfying meal along with raita or some spicy curry.  This is a great one-dish meal and is great for a quick weekday dinner.

Onion Pulao Recipe
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[one_fourth]Prep Time:20 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time:30 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 4[/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level:Very Easy [/one_fourth_last]


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  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 5 onions
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp ginger Paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 3 cloves
  • 5 green chillies, thinly sliced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cardamom
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 cup Cashew nuts, optional
  • 3 tbsp oil or ghee
  • salt to taste

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 4 servings

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Step 1

Wash rice with 4-5 changes of water or until water runs clear.

Step 2

Soak rice for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Peel onion and cut into thin lengthwise slices.

Step 4

Heat oil in a heavy bottom skillet.

Step 5

Add bay leaf, cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom when they splutter add cashew nuts.

Step 6

Stir fry for 1-2 minutes or until golden.

Step 7

Now add ginger-garlic paste and green chillies; cook for 2 minutes or until raw smell goes.

Step 8

Then add onions and fry for 2-3 minutes or until turn light pink.

Step 9

Add pre-soaked rice, coconut milk , 1 cup water and salt.

Step 10

Cook until well done. Onion Pulao is ready to serve.
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  • Enjoy with raita or with any spicy gravy.

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