coconut milk pulao recipe | veg pulao recipe with coconut milk

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coconut milk pulao recipe | veg pulao recipe with coconut milk with detailed photo and video recipe. veg pulao is cooked and prepared with yummy coconut milk.
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coconut milk pulao recipe | veg pulao recipe with coconut milk with step by step photo and video recipe. basically, coconut milk is used to cook and boil the vegetables in this yummy pulao. while traditional pulav are cooked with water, coconut milk gives a different angle to this simple pulao. this recipe is loosely based on the thai rice recipe which is based on coconut milk with some indian spices.

i prepare veg pulao with coconut milk quite often for my husband’s lunch box. probably, the main reason is because it is very easy to prepare on busy mornings. moreover, it is favorite rice recipe too and according to him even his office colleagues enjoy this tummy rice recipe. furthermore, i even add some finely chopped mint leaves as a garnish which will make sure to deliver its aroma and taste.

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in addition to the yummy taste, coconut milk pulao has several health benefits due to the use of coconut milk. while many people believe that coconut milk increases the cholesterol level, however according to the study they do the opposite. the saturated fatty acids help to reduce the blood pressure and cholesterol to improve the heart health. furthermore, it improves the digestion and also helps during constipation.

finally, if you do like rice recipe’s please do visit my other rice recipes, especially, puliyogarecapsicum ricetomato rice, pudina pulaomushroom pulao, sambar rice, coriander rice, lemon rice, bisi bele bath, pudina pulao, tomato rice recipes.

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coconut milk pulao recipe | veg pulao recipe with coconut milk
 
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veg pulao recipe with coconut milk
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Recipe type: rice
Cuisine: indian
Serves: 2 Servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 3 to 4 green cardamoms
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 1 single strand of mace
  • 10 black pepper
  • 5 cloves / lavang
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ onion
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • ½ cup green peas/matar
  • 4 french beans
  • ½ carrot
  • 5 to 6 curry leaves
  • few coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 cup thick coconut milk
  • salt to taste
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, soak and rise rice for 20 minutes and keep aside.
  2. then, heat 2 tsp of ghee in a kadai and add cumin seeds, pepper, cinnamon, cloves, star, cardamom, bay leaf. saute the spices till they become fragrant.
  3. in addition, add 10 to 12 cashews.
  4. now add 1 cup thinly sliced onions and 5 to 6 curry leaves. saute till the onions turn translucent or a light golden.
  5. now add chopped mixed veggies of your choice. stir and saute the veggies for a minute.
  6. then add ginger garlic paste. stir and saute till the raw aroma of ginger and garlic goes away.
  7. now pour 2 cup thick coconut milk.
  8. add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  9. furthermore, add soaked rice grains and gently mix and stir the rice grains with the rest of the ingredients.
  10. it is now time to add salt. then, cover and cook for 15 minutes on low flame.
  11. open the lid and gently fluff the pulao.
  12. finally, serve hot with curry of your choice.


veg pulao recipe with coconut milk recipe | coconut milk pulao recipe step by step photo recipe:

  1. firstly, soak and rise rice for 20 minutes and keep aside.
  2. then, heat 2 tsp of ghee in a kadai and add cumin seeds, pepper, cinnamon, cloves, star, cardamom, bay leaf. saute the spices till they become fragrant.
    coconut milk pulao
  3. in addition, add 10 to 12 cashews. cashews are optional and you can skip them. stir again.
    coconut milk pulao
  4. now add 1 cup thinly sliced onions and 5 to 6 curry leaves. saute till the onions turn translucent or a light golden.
    coconut milk pulao
  5. now add chopped mixed veggies of your choice. stir and saute the veggies for a minute.
    coconut milk pulao
  6. then add ginger garlic paste. stir and saute till the raw aroma of ginger and garlic goes away.
    coconut milk pulao
  7. now pour 2 cup thick coconut milk. you can also add 1 cup thick coconut milk and 1 cup water and get to a boil.
    coconut milk pulao
  8. then add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
    coconut milk pulao
  9. furthermore, add soaked rice grains and gently mix and stir the rice grains with the rest of the ingredients.
    coconut milk pulao
  10. also add salt. then, cover and cook for 15 minutes on low flame.
    coconut milk pulao
  11. now, open the lid and gently fluff the pulao.
    coconut milk pulao
  12. finally, serve hot with curry of your choice.
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notes:

  • firstly, you can skip the veggies if you do not like to.
  • moreover, instead of ghee you can also use coconut oil.
  • furthermore, you can also add mint / pudina leaves instead of coriander leaves.
  • moreover, if you prefer to be more spicy, then add 1 green chilli.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

17 COMMENTS

  1. Hi very nice recipie. Instead of putting Coriander leaves along with Rice, I made paste of green chilli, Gingergarlic,coriander & mint leaves.

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  4. Prepared ur coconut milk pulao..it tasted yumm…!
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