Coconut Milk Pulao

Coconut Milk Pulao

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Here is a tasty pulao with the soothing flavour of coconut milk and the aesthetic touch of spices like cinnamon and cloves. The mild flavour of this Coconut Milk Pulao makes it ideal to serve with spicy vegetable curries like Spicy Kofta Curry , Aloo Lajawab , Matki Aur Palak ki Curry or Double Beans Curry .

However, if you wish to spike up the flavour of this pulao a bit more, you can sauté 1-2 chopped green chillies along with the onions. You will find this Coconut Milk Pulao very easy and convenient to make, as it neither requires too much time nor too many ingredients.

Coconut Milk Pulao recipe - How to make Coconut Milk Pulao

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1 cup coconut milk (nariyal ka doodh)
1 cup basmati rice (chawal)
1 tbsp ghee
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
1 small stick cinnamon (dalchini)
1 bayleaf (tejpatta)
1/2 cup sliced onions
salt to taste

  1. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the cloves, cinnamon and bayleaf and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the rice and sauté on a medium flame for 2 more minutes.
  4. Add the coconut milk, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well, cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy370 cal
Protein4.9 g
Carbohydrates40 g
Fiber7.6 g
Fat21.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A29.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.2 mg
Vitamin C1.2 mg
Folic Acid9.2 mcg
Calcium12.1 mg
Iron1.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium0.3 mg
Potassium9.5 mg
Zinc0.6 mg


Coconut Milk Pulao
 on 23 Mar 16 04:41 PM

Coconut milk rice.. wow.. this recipe is so yumm.. cooked in coconut milk.. makes the taste even more richer in taste.. Enjoyed this with spicy gravy..