Corn Pulav

Recipe by VIJAY JOISH of

Very easy and mouthwatering pulav ready in less than 20 minutes

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 3 cups of basmati rice
    • 1 tbsp ginger
    • 1 tbsp ginger
    • 2 cups of yellow corn kernels
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)
    • 1/2 tsp white pepper powder
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • 4 black cloves
    • 2 black cardamoms (akha elaichi)
    • 4 tbsp butter (or ghee)
    • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro
    • salt to taste


    1. Cook rice with minimal water either in a pressure cooker or an electric rice cooker (preferred);
    2. In a pan melt butter, add chopped onions and fry till they turn brown;
    3. Add all the spices and stir the mixture for couple of minutes, till the onions are coated
    4. Add corn and salt and cook for approximately 8-10 minutes till the corn becomes soft and tender on medium heat
    5. Empty the steamed rice into this mixture and stir till the rice is uniformly yellow in color
    6. Just before serving, garnish the pulav with cilantro leaves



    entire receipe is perfect and did tried making the same. how about cooking corn with rice instead of saute'ing in oil??