Monday, 30 November 2015

Sweet Corn Pulao /Rice

Sweet corn pulao/rice a delicious and party recipe. This is mild in taste so this rice is good alternative for jeera rice. We can quickly make this tasty corn pulao which goes well with any curry and raita.

For Rice-
  • Basmati rice- 2 cups
  • Vegetable stock or water- 3¾ to 4 cups 
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Bay leaf- 2
  • Cinnamon stick- 1 inch
  • Cloves- 5
  • Pepper corns- 4
  • Green cardamom- 3
  • Salt- to taste
  • Lemon juice- ½ tsp

For Pulao-
  • Sweet corn kernels, boiled - 1 ½ cup
  • Pure ghee or butter- 3 tsp
  • Green chilli, cut- 3 to 4
  • Onion, sliced- 1 cup
  • Garlic, minced or ground- 5 to 6 cloves
  • Turmeric powder-  ½ tsp
  • Chilli flakes- 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves, finely chopped- ¼ cup
  • Salt- to taste

  • Wash and soak basmati rice in a water for 20 minutes, later drain water in a strainer and set aside.
  • Heat a oil in a pressure pan. Add bay leaf, cinnamon, pepper corns, cloves, cardamom and cumin seeds to it. Saute the spices for a while.
  • Add drained rice, pinch of salt, lemon juce and required water or stock.
  • Mix well and close the lid of cooker. Take 3 whistles. Let it cool. Separate the cooked rice granules with soft hand. 
  • Heat ghee or butter in a large pan or wok. Add chilles pieces, onions slices and saute it well till onion turns into pink color.
  • Add garlic, corn kernels and turmeric powder, chilli flakes and salt. 
  • Add cooked rice and mix it well. Cover and cook for 2 minutes on low flame.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot.

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