Onion Pulao

Rice made with onions and coconut milk

Recipe by Arrathy of chennai, IN

Is a variation from the other typical pulaos and rice varities. Is very tasty rice item which goes very well with raitas as well as spicy gravies.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    Rice - 200 gms aniseed - 1/2 tsp Ginger - 1 inch piece Garlic - 3-4 cloves Green chilli - 6-7 Bay leaf - 1 Cardamom -2 Cinnamon - a small stick Clove - 2 Cashewnuts - 8-10 Onions - 3-4 Salt - to taste Coconut milk (thick) - 1 cup


    1. Grind the ginger, garlic and green chilli into a paste.
    2. Cut the onions into thin lengthwise pieces.
    3. Heat oil in a cooker, add the aniseed and when they splutter, add the bay leaf, cardamom, cinnamon and clove.
    4. Then add the cashewnuts and fry till they are golden brown in colour.
    5. Add the ginger garlic and green chilli paste and fry till the raw smell goes.
    6. Then add the sliced onions and fry them well till they turn light pink in color.
    7. Later add the washed rice and thick coconut milk and salt.
    8. Add enough water required and cook till done.
    9. It could be served hot with raita or with any spicy gravy.




    hi can u pls let me knw what is aniseed???


    onion pulav is really a delicious dish...thanx to khana khazana 4 putting up this recipe....appreciated by my family members!!!


    easy to make, and enjoyed by my family who are by the way extremely particular in their tastes. thank you.

    Malini Sripathi

    onion pulao is very tasty n i tried before the same recipe n all the family members liked it .....thanx to khana khazana.