It is a nutritious and easy to make Indian rice dish. Corn pulao is an yummy and easy to make lunch box recipe. It would be an instant hit among the kids as it has sweet corn.
1 cup - Rice, 1.5 cups - Corn, 1 large - Onion, 1 - Bay Leaf, 1/4 inch piece - Cinnamon, 2 - Cloves, 2 cups - water
10 - Cashewnuts, 1 - Tomato, 1/4 inch - Ginger, 4 Cloves - Garlic, 1/2 cup - Coriander leaves
3 - Green chillies, 1 tsp - Garam Masala, 1/4 inch piece - Cinnamon, 2 - Cloves
How to make
Cook corn and wash rice and soak in water for a while. Grind cashew nuts, tomato, ginger, garlic, coriander leaves, green chillies, garam masala, cinnamon and cloves together into a fine paste adding very little water to it.
Take 4 tsps of oil in a pressure pan and add the cinnamon, clove and bay leaf to it. Saute for few seconds and add the chopped onions to it. Saute till they become transparent and now pour in the ground mixture and mix well for few mins.
Strain the water from the rice and add it to the pan along with cooked corn. Saute it for another few minutes. Finally add salt and 2 cups of water to it and cook until 3 whistles.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 People