Apple Pulao

A simple pulao cooked with green apples.Pulao uses apples, shallow fried cashew nuts and almonds for crispness and crunch in every spoon. Try this easy pulao recipe to turn any occasion into a special occasion with its delectable aroma and richness. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Apple Pulao
Main Ingredients Green apples, Rice
Cuisine Indian
Course Rice
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Apple Pulao

  • 2 medium Green apples Washington
  • 1 1/2 cups Rice soaked
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 2-3 Bay leaves
  • 12 - 15 Black peppercorns
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 6-8 Green cardamoms
  • 5-7 Cloves
  • 1/2 cup Almonds chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cashewnuts chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 3-4 Green chillies slit
  • 1 medium Onion sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Dried pomegranate seeds (anardana)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • ¼ cup + for sprinkling Browned Onions
  • 2-3 + for garnish Fresh mint sprigs


  1. Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan. Add bay leaves, black peppercorns, cinnamon, broken green cardamoms, cloves, 1.almonds, cashewnuts, ginger, fennel seeds and green chillies and sauté for till fragrant.
  2. Add onion and sauté till golden.
  3. Deseed and cut Washington Apples into small pieces, add to pan and mix. Add dried pomegranate seeds, chilli powder and salt, mix and cook for a minute.
  4. Add drained rice and mix. Increase heat, add 3 cups water, mix, cover and cook till rice is done.
  5. Add browned onion and mix well.
  6. Place 2-3 mint sprigs in a bowl and put some apple pulao.
  7. Serve hot garnished with a mint sprig and some browned onions.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2377
Carbohydrates 300.3
Protein 50.6
Fat 108.2
Other Fiber Iron- 19.1mg