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How to make Spring Onion Pulao - A simple and tasty pulao using spring onions.

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Main Ingredients : Spring Onion (हरा प्याज़ ), Basmati Rice (बासमती चावल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

Spring Onion Pulao
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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

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Spring Onion Pulao
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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Spring Onion Pulao Recipe

  • Spring Onion soaked 1 1/2 cups

  • Basmati Rice sliced 6

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic sliced 8-10

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion greens chopped 1 cup

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. As they begin to change colour, add spring onions and garlic and sauté until brown. Stir in rice and mix gently.

Step 2

Add three cups of water, salt, garam masala powder and mix. Cover and simmer until water is absorbed and rice is cooked.

Step 3

Sprinkle lemon juice and serve hot garnished with spring onion greens.

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