Jun 16, 2009

Coconut Pulao

  • oil - 1 tsp
  • Whole garam masala - 3 cloves, 1 cinnamon, 2 cardamom, 1 bay leaf.
  • Coconut - 1/2 of medium
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Onion - 1 medium
  • Tomatoes - 2 medium
  • salt - as req
  • Basmati Rice - 2 cups
  • Coriander leaves and spring onions for garnish.


Take coconut milk(3 cups) and keep aside. Rice : coconut milk ratio = 1 : 1.5 cups.

In a presssure cooker, add oil + whole garam masala (cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaf) + Onion + ginger garlic paste + Tomatoes + Coconut milk + salt. When the coconut milk starts to just boil, add rice. After adding the rice and when it starts to boil, close the pressure cooker. Leave for 2 whistles and then switch off the flame. Once the pressure leaves from the cooker, open it and then garnish the pulao with coriander leaves and also some spring onions (opt).


  1. Looks like a diff version of biryani!

  2. Looks yummy.Nice blog.I have got enough of recipes from your site to try out this weekend.Thanks.

  3. tried out this one, really very easy and my whole family loved it. thanks a lot kavi .. surekha(sst).....


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