Spiced Onion Pulao Recipe – Pyaz Pulao Recipe

Spiced Onion Pulao Recipe is a super simple flavoured rice recipe that is roasted and then pressure cooked with some whole spices.  Rice, Ghee, Bay leaves (tej patta), Cloves (Laung), Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini), Green Chillies, Onions, Ginger, Garlic, Tomato, Salt, Mint Leaves (Pudina)   1 cup Rice 2 tablespoons Ghee 2 Bay leaves (tej patta) 2 Cloves (Laung) 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) 3 Green Chillies , slit 2 Onions , thinly sliced 2 inch Ginger , finely chopped 6 cloves Garlic , finely chopped 1 Tomato , finely chopped Salt , to taste 1/4 cup Mint Leaves (Pudina) , loosely packed & finely chopped     15   25     To begin making the Spiced Onion Pulao Recipe, wash the rice thoroughly, and drain off all the excess water using a strainer. Now pat dry the rice on an absorbent paper. Heat a kadai, on medium-low flame, and dry roast the rice for about 3-4 minutes, stirring continuously. We are not looking for any colour here. Turn off the flame and set aside. Heat a pressure cooker with ghee on medium flame, into the cooker add the whole spices – bay leaves, cloves and cinnamon and allow them to sizzle. Once the spices sizzle, add the onions, ginger and garlic and saute until the onions have softenedNow add the slit green chillies, chopped tomatoes and saute until the tomatoes are soft and mushy.Once soft, mash the tomatoes slightly with the back of the ladle. Finally add in the dry roasted rice, 2 cups of water, salt to taste and close the pressure cooker. Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles and turn off the heat. Wait for the cooker to depressurise and then open the lid. Once done, gently fluff with the Spiced Onion Pulao and transfer to a serving bowl.Serve  Spiced Onion Pulao Recipe along with Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe or Bhune Pyaz Ka Gosht Recipe, Onion Raita Recipe and finish the meal with a dessert of Oats Apple Phirni Recipe.