Spring onion pulao

Written by: Shanthi Muthuvel

Spring onions / Scallions are very low in calories. They also have essential vitamins such as vitamin C and K etc. I saw this simple spring onion pulao recipe in one of the TV shows and tried it for the first time. It was very simple to make but it was very flavorful.

Spring onion pulao

Ingredients:

      • 1 cup – Basmati rice
      • 1/2 cup – Chopped spring onions / scallion
      • 1 no – Onion (chopped lengthwise thinly)
      • 3 no – Garlic (chopped)
      • 2 or 3 nos – Green chillies (slit open)
      • 10 nos – Cashew nuts
      • 1 tsp - Ghee
      • Salt as needed
      • 2 cups – Water

Seasonings:

      • 2 tbsp – Oil
      • 1/2 stick – Cinnamon
      • 2 nos – Cloves
      • 1 no – Star anise
      • 1/4 tsp – Fennel seeds
      • 1/4 tsp – Cumin seeds
      • 1 no – Bay leaf

Spring onion pulao process

Preparation method:

  1. Heat ghee in a pan, add in chopped spring onions and saute until 3/4 done or shrinks into half. Set aside.
  2. Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 mins, set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a big pan, season with items given in the list for seasoning. Add cashew nuts, chopped garlic and green chillies, saute until they are slightly brown color.
  4. Add onion along with required salt and saute until translucent. Then add 2 cups of water and bring it to boil.
  5. Add washed rice and mix well. Cover with lid and reduce the flame to medium, cook until rice is tender or well cooked. Finally add sauteed spring onions and switch off the stove. Simple and yummy spring onion pulao is ready.

Spring onion pulao

Notes:

  • You can also add spring onions while adding onions but it will change its beautiful green color.

Spring onion pulao

16 comments:

  1. looks wonderful delicious presentation

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  2. love spring onions in any form..pulao looks so good

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  3. pulao looks too good.. nice clicks..:)

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  4. I love pulav and this one looks yum, yum.

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  5. Tasty & healthy & yummy.. What more can u ask for.. clicks look awesome :)

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  6. Very flavourful and beautiful pulao,inviting.

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  7. This is a simple recipe with wonderful flavors of onion and nuts...looks yummy dear

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  8. looks gr8. loved ur presentation :)

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  9. I love the flavor of spring onions .. Nice and different pulao Shanthi :-)

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