Coriander Rice Pulao | Easy Coriander Rice in Pressure Cooker

Coriander Rice Pulao | Easy Coriander Rice in Pressure Cooker

Coriander Rice Pulao is very simple and flavourful rice which you can serve with plain yoghurt. And you don’t need to search for any side dish to this rice. Whenever I am very busy and there no veggies to cook, this pulao comes very handy. It takes hardly 25 -30 minutes to prepare this rice. This pulao is perfect for kid’s lunch box and picnic too.

First time, I am taking part in the Mega Blogging Marathon hosted by Srivalli. I am very excited as for this whole April month we will be coming up with full Biryani, Pulao and Kichadi recipes. So, don’t forget to come and check every day for delicious recipes. Except for Sunday, we all are taking part in the Marathon.

 

Coriander Rice Pulao

Step by step pictures of preparing Coriander Rice Pulao

 

 

Ingredients:

  • Basmati rice – 1cup
  • Roughly chopped onions-2
  • Cloves-2
  • Bay leaves-2
  • Cinnamon stick a small piece
  • Cardamom pods- 2
  • Star Anise
  • Shah jeera- 1tsp
  • Oil- 2tbsp
  • Ghee- 2tbsp
  • Salt to taste

To Grind:

  • Coriander leaves- 1cup
  • Mint leaves a handful
  • Green chillies-4
  • Ginger a small piece
  • Garlic pods-3

 

Preparation:

Wash and soak the rice in the water for 15mintues.

In the meanwhile, add coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies, ginger and garlic into a blender and grind into a smooth paste by adding a little bit of water.

Heat a pressure cooker with oil and ghee, then add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves, star anise cardamom along with shah jeera.

When they begin to crackle add chopped onions and fry for 2mintues or until the onions turn into light golden-brown colour.

Add the grounded paste along with salt and sauté till the raw smell goes.

Drain the water from the rice and add to the pressure and mix everything gently so that you don’t break the grains.

Add 1 ½ cup of water and mix well. Check the seasoning.

Close the lid and cook on medium flame for 2 whistles.

Once the pressure is released from the cooker with the help of fork fluff the rice.

Transfer the coriander rice pulao into a serving bowl and enjoy with simple onion raita.

Note:

You can increase or decrease the green chillies according to your taste.

You can prepare this rice in a pot also instead of a pressure cooker.

Few More Other Delicious Rice Recipes:

Lemon Rice

Kuska rice

Masala rice

Egg fried rice

Coriander Rice Pulao
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Coriander Rice Pulao | Easy Coriander Rice in Pressure Cooker

Coriander Rice Pulao is very simple and flavourful rice which you can serve with plain yoghurt. And you don’t need to search for any side dish to this rice. Whenever I am very busy and there no veggies to cook, this pulao comes very handy. It takes hardly 25 -30 minutes to prepare this rice. This pulao is perfect for kid’s lunch box and picnic too.
Course Main Course, Rice
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Coriander Rice Pulao
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Pavani

Ingredients

  • Basmati rice – 1cup
  • Roughly chopped onions-2
  • Cloves-2
  • Bay leaves-2
  • Cinnamon stick a small piece
  • Cardamom pods- 2
  • Star Anise
  • Shah jeera- 1tsp
  • Oil- 2tbsp
  • Ghee- 2tbsp
  • Salt to taste

To Grind:

Coriander leaves- 1cup

Mint leaves a handful

Green chillies-4

Ginger a small piece

Garlic pods-3

Instructions

  1. Wash and soak the rice in the water for 15mintues.
  2. In the meanwhile, add coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies, ginger and garlic into a blender and grind into a smooth paste by adding a little bit of water.
  3. Heat a pressure cooker with oil and ghee, then add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves, star anise cardamom along with shah jeera.
  4. When they begin to crackle add chopped onions and fry for 2mintues or until the onions turn into light golden-brown colour.
  5. Add the grounded paste along with salt and sauté till the raw smell goes.
  6. Drain the water from the rice and add to the pressure and mix everything gently so that you don’t break the grains.
  7. Add 1 ½ cup of water and mix well. Check the seasoning.
  8. Close the lid and cook on medium flame for 2 whistles.
  9. Once the pressure is released from the cooker with the help of fork fluff the rice.
  10. Transfer the coriander rice pulao into a serving bowl and enjoy with simple onion raita.

Recipe Notes

  • You can increase or decrease the green chillies according to your taste.
  • You can prepare this rice in a pot also instead of a pressure cooker.

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16 thoughts on “Coriander Rice Pulao | Easy Coriander Rice in Pressure Cooker

  1. First mega BMs are great fun Pavani. Welcome to the joyride. Lovely start with this flavorful and tasty coriander rice. Looking forward to read all your posts

  2. What a flavor packed pulao this is. I make this pulao often but never thought to blog about it. We love the flavors from coriander and mint leaves. Looking forward to the rest of the posts this series..

  3. Love the flavor of coriander and mint in this recipe.. which makes more flavorful and give green texture also. Thanks for tasty recipe.. great start.

  4. Love the flavor of coriander and mint in this recipe.. which makes more flavorful and give green texture also. Thanks for tasty recipe.. great start. 😋😋

  5. We love coriander pulao, I too have made this for the event. It is a nice change from the regular pulao.. Loved the texture of Pulao..lovely start for the event!!

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