coconut milk pulao recipe | coconut rice pulao | coconut milk pulav

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coconut milk pulao recipe | coconut rice pulao | coconut milk pulav with detailed photo and video recipe. an interesting and flavoured pulao recipe made with long grain rice and coconut milk. it is an ideal lunch box or tiffin box recipe which can be swiftly made during the early morning busy hours. as such it does not need any particular side as it does contain all the flavour, but tastes amazing when served with raita.
coconut milk pulao recipecoconut milk pulao recipe | coconut rice pulao | coconut milk pulav with step by step photo and video recipe. rice based pulao are very common across india and it is one of the most sought dish. perhaps due to the simplicity of these dishes and also the fact that these are one pot meal. one such easy and popular south indian alternative is the coconut milk pulao recipe known for its flavour and taste.

i had already posted this recipe long back, perhaps one of my earliest recipe. to be honest i had received very good response but lately i started receiving comments to make the video better. as matter of fact, i am revisiting all my old recipes and giving it a facelift. at the same time, i am also making an attempt to make the recipe better. well in this recipe, i have made it more spicier as i did lot of request to do the same. in my previous version, it was more creamy and rich. even though it was tasting great, but i got few comments saying it was bloating after the meal. also it wasn’t satisfying the hunger and hence i planned it to make it more spicier in this version.

coconut rice pulao

anyway, i would like to highlight some of my tips, suggestions and variations for a perfect coconut milk pulao recipe. firstly, the recipe tastes good when it is made with basmati rice or any long grained rice. having said that you can also make it with sona masuri, but do not make it mushy or over cooked. secondly, i have made this recipe as one pot one meal in a pressure cooker. well it is much easier this way, but not necessarily you have to follow this way. you can also use pre cooked rice and mix it with same masala. lastly, the recipe tastes itself without any sides but tastes great with biryani gravy or a simple raita.

finally, i request you to check my other pulao recipes collection with this recipe post of coconut milk pulao recipe. it mainly includes recipes like coconut milk pulao, aloo matar pulao, navratan pulao, chana pulao, rajma pulao, tiranga pulao, tomato pulao, matar pulao, carrot rice, yakhni pulao. further to these i would also like to highlight my other recipes collection like,

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coconut milk pulao recipe

coconut milk pulao recipe | coconut rice pulao | coconut milk pulav

4.5 from 8 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: pulao
Cuisine: south india
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easy coconut milk pulao recipe | coconut rice pulao | coconut milk pulav

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 2 pods cardamom
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 4 cloves
  • ½ tsp fennel / saunf
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 12 cashew / kaju
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 5 beans, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp peas / matar
  • 2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup basmati rice, soaked 20 minutes
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, in a cooker heat 2 tbsp oil and saute 1 tsp cumin, 2 pods cardamom, 1 inch cinnamon stick, 4 cloves, ½ tsp fennel and 1 bay leaf.
  • add 12 cashews and roast to golden brown.
  • further add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until raw aroma disappears .
  • additionally, add 1 carrot, 5 beans and 2 tbsp peas.
  • saute for a minute without overcooking veggies.
  • now add 2 cup coconut milk and mix well.
  • further, add 1 cup basmati rice and ½ tsp salt.
  • cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium flame.
  • now add 2 tbsp coriander leaves and mix well.
  • finally, enjoy coconut milk pulao with biryani gravy.
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how to make coconut rice pulao with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a cooker heat 2 tbsp oil and saute 1 tsp cumin, 2 pods cardamom, 1 inch cinnamon stick, 4 cloves, ½ tsp fennel and 1 bay leaf.
    coconut milk pulao recipe
  2. add 12 cashews and roast to golden brown.
    coconut milk pulao recipe
  3. further add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1 chilli and saute until raw aroma disappears.
    coconut milk pulao recipe
  4. additionally, add 1 carrot, 5 beans and 2 tbsp peas.
    coconut milk pulao recipe
  5. saute for a minute without overcooking veggies.
    coconut rice pulao
  6. now add 2 cup coconut milk and mix well.
    coconut rice pulao
  7. further, add 1 cup basmati rice and ½ tsp salt.
    coconut rice pulao
  8. cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium flame.
    coconut rice pulao
  9. now add 2 tbsp coriander leaves and mix well.
    coconut milk pulav
  10. finally, enjoy coconut milk pulao with biryani gravy.
    coconut rice pulao

notes:

  • firstly, if using thick coconut milk then dilute with 1 cup water.
  • also, add vegetables of your choice to make pulao nutritious.
  • furthermore, if cooking in kadai then simmer for 20 minutes.
  • finally, coconut milk pulao recipe tastes great when prepared slightly spicy.
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