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Recipe Name: Plain Pulao  
Category: Indian Sub Category: Vegetarian


Prep Time Cook Time Serves



Rice   100 g
Water   double of the quantity of rice by volume
Onion   50 g
Cumin Seeds   1/4 tsp
Black cardamom   1
Clove   1
Cinnamon   1 small stick
Bay leaf   1
Salt   3/4 tsp
Fat   2 tbsp


  • Clean wash and soak the rice in water for half an hour.
  • Heat fat in a heavy bottomed pan, add whole spices and thinly sliced onion. Fry till the onion is light brown in colour.
  • Drain the rice (reserving the water) and add to the onions and fry for 2 to3 minutes more.
  • Add measured amount of water (use the water in which rice has been soaked) and salt. Boil.
  • Reduce the heat and cook covered till done i.e. when water dries up.
  • Serve hot.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size   1 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 174 Calories from Fat 83
% Daily Value'
Total Fat  9.2 0.60
Saturated Fat  -
Trans Fat  -  
Cholesterol  -
Sodium  400 8.35
Total Carbohydrate  20.9 6.40
Dietary Fiber   0.12 1
Protein   1.85
Vitamin A   0.8   * Vitamin C   1.37
Calcium   8.36 * Iron   0.25
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending upon your daily needs