Friday, March 21, 2014

Jaldi cooker pulao/ Prawns pulao

Recipe - Vanitha Magazine

Basmathi rice - 2 cups

ghee     - 2 tbsp

Cinnamon - 1 inch piece

Cloves  - 3 nos

Cardamom  - 3 nos

Garlic chopped  - 1tsp

Onion cut in to small pieces - 1 no

Green chilli    - 3 nos

Tomatoes cut in to small pieces - 2 nos

Salt  pepper powder - as needed

Turmeric powder   - 1/4 tsp

Prawns cleaned  - 100 gms

Boiled water   - 2 1/2 cup

Coriander leaves - as needed

Mint leaves          - as needed

Lime juice          - 1 tbsp


Wash rice and soak for 10 minutes, then drain.

Heat cooker on stovetop, pour ghee and crackle cinnamon sticks, cloves and cardamom. add garlic and saute, followed by onions and green chillies. When onions are light brown, add tomato, salt, pepper powder, turmeric powder. Add prawns to this. Now add rice to this and fry the rice. Add water, coriander leaves and mint leaves. Now close the cooker without the weights on. When the steam comes, put the weight on, switch off the stove. After sometime, when pressure is released, open the cooker.



  1. tempting dear to see prawns in it

  2. easy rice items are must for weekend lunch ...this pulao looks very comforting

  3. Looks so yummy and inviting me dear :)

  4. Looks so tempting Beena. The rice has come out so well!

  5. Another new discovery for me; a new combo of rice dish with prawns. Amazingly good. I love rice but prawns are once a while. Still, I would like to explore this dish further.

  6. very yummy pulao ..looks really tempting

  7. looks really delicious... love the name of the dish... jaldi pulao... :)

  8. love this quick and delicious prawn pulav....

  9. interesting one n luks so yummy..

  10. pulav looks inviting!!! love it!!



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