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Onion Pulao

Pearl Onion Pulao

Pearl Onion Pulao is a simple dish combines onions and some basic spices to create a delicious rice dish! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian


  • 1 cup rice uncooked ( I used basmati)
  • 2 tsps gingelly oil or ghee
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 Bayleaf
  • 1 inch cinnamon Piece
  • 1 cup shallots peeled
  • 1 tsp jeera seeds
  • 5- 6 black pepper whole
  • 3-4 Dry red chilies
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash and soak the rice for 1/2 hour. Heat oil, jeera,cloves, cinnamon, pepper, curry leaves, dry red chillies and bayleaf.
  • After a minute add shallots and fry till they start turning pink.
  • Add salt and 2 cups of water. Let it boil.
  • Add rice and Pressure cook for 1 whistle or put everything in a rice cooker and let it cook.
  • Seperate the grains using a fork, serve with raita or curry of your choice.


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