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    Rice Pulao

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    JNS's Note:

    A delicious, fragrant rice dish to serve with your favourite curry.

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    1. 1
      Wash rice, rinse and set aside to drain.
    2. 2
      In a large saucepan saute onion in the oil until soft.
    3. 3
      Add the cumin seeds and mustard seeds and cook for two minutes.
    4. 4
      Add the salt and all the powdered spices and mix well.
    5. 5
      Add the rice and mix until the rice is well coated by the spices.
    6. 6
      Add the remaining ingredients including the boiling water.
    7. 7
      Cover the pan with a sheet of foil and its lid. Try to get a good seal.
    8. 8
      Allow to simmer slowly for 15 minutes. Do not remove the lid to peek.
    9. 9
      After 15 minutes,turn off the heat, remove the lid, fork through the rice to make it fluffy and cover again for 5 minutes.
    10. 10
      Serve with curry or enjoy on its own!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 20, 2008


      This was great! I made it to go with an Indian curry, and it was perfect! Will make this often, wonderful flavours! I couldn't get any black mustard seeds, but apart from that, I made this eactly as written. Thanks for posting!

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    Nutritional Facts for Rice Pulao

    Serving Size: 1 (172 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 216.4
    Calories from Fat 35
    Total Fat 3.9 g
    Saturated Fat 0.6 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 200.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 40.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    Sugars 1.2 g
    Protein 4.3 g

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