Monday, November 7, 2011

PUMPKIN PULAO

Pulao Recipe @ http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

You  might have eaten  pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup, pumpkin bread or pumpkin pancake but have you tried Pumpkin Pulao?  It  is an easy and irresistible recipe with  pumpkin and basmati rice. This nourishing pulao has a lot of flavors and very satisfying meal. It goes very well with raita and meat dishes but far simpler and quicker to prepare..

This wonder vegetable is loaded with Vitamin A and anti-oxidant, good source of Vitamin C. K. E and lots of minerals including magnesium, potassium and iron.



Pulao Recipe @ http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

PUMPKIN PULAO
Servings   :   8

2  cup  basmati rice rinsed and soaked 30 minutes
2  cup  pumpkin grated
2 onion chopped
1 tsp chili powder
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 cup  chopped cilantro
2 green chili slit
1/2 cup  tomato chopped
2  tablespoon  ghee/oil
1 tsp garam masala
5 cup water
salt to taste
cilantro for garnish

DIRECTION


Heat the ghee in a deep non stick pot, fry ginger garlic paste. green chili, tomato and onion  until translucent.

Add in pumpkin, cilantro, chili powder, salt and garam masala, stir for 1 minute.

Now add the rice and water. When the water has evaporated, cover and simmer for 10 minutes using the lowest heat.

Remove from heat and fluff with fork. Garnish with cilantro at the time of serving.

Serve hot with raita and spicy gravy.


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41 comments:

Puan Ros @ Sinaranmenu.blogspot said...

Kak,this is wonderful,as my pumpkin is sitting on the kitchen table for a few days now and tak dok idea nak buat apa dgnnya.Ros nak cuba la resepi ni.Selamat hari raya ya kak.

Pari said...

Hi dear, that sounds great and I have some chopped pumpkin ready to be used.


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Nitha said...

Interesting one..

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Wonderfully Colourful and Vibrantly yumm Pumpkin Pulao Dear.Luv it

Priya said...

Super inviting pulao, never tried pulao with pumpkin yet,thanks for sharing.

Suja said...

Lovely rice,love the color..delicious

Rambutan Pudding said...

kalau add pandan leaf ok tak? salam..

kitchen queen said...

very innovative and delicious.

kitchen queen said...

very innovative and delicious.

aipi said...

Beautiful color n the recipe is a must try for sure!
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Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking pulao looks wonderful perfect for this season

Jennifurla said...

yeah, gorgeous pictures and it looks fab to eat.

Sobha Shyam said...

pulao with pumpkin..sounds great dear, looks very delicious..

Rachana said...

Love the colour of the pulao. A perfect Fall recipe.

ibundo said...

this is something good. Have been experimenting with pumpkin lately and this nasi is too good looking to resist. happy eidil adha..

Cassie said...

This looks fabulous! My husband loves pumpkin so I know I will be making this real soon for us.

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Babli said...

Innovative recipe. Pumpkin pulao looks yummy, spicy and delicious.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Simply superb...Love the recipe...

jeyashrisuresh said...

This is totally a new and interesting dish. nicely done

Swathi said...

Pumpkin pulao looks awesome delicious. Love to try some time.

By Word of Mouth Musings said...

OMGosh, this looks delicious ... and you had me at the mere mention of ghee!
Thanks for linking to Time Travel Tues!

Puan Ros @ Sinaranmenu.blogspot said...

Kak, Ros dah masak nasi tu dan kini tengah kekenyangan.hihihi..Hubby said its very nice. Thank you kak.

cookingvarieties said...

hi treat and tricks, i agree with you that this is unique..never see it before.
would love to try it someday and many thanks for sharing a great recipe

Tina said...

Love the idea of using pumpkin to flavor up the rice! That and all those wonderful spices-this does look like a winner. Yum!

Mom Fashion World said...

Another scrumptious post...I'm drooling :-(

Joanne said...

I can't say I've ever had pumpkin pulao but i really need to because you make it look so good!

intabulare apartament said...

I like this recipe a lot, it is one of my favourites. I`ve tried it this morning and it was very good, thanks for sharing.

deepsrecipes said...

Gosh.,rice has cooked perfect..
Sure something different to try..

deepsrecipes said...

Gosh.,rice has cooked perfect..
Sure something different to try..

deepsrecipes said...

Gosh.,rice has cooked perfect..
Sure something different to try..

Mindy said...

This looks amazing!!

vineetha said...

very innovative one...Rice looks colourful :)

Juliana said...

I love rice dish and this with pumpkin looks delicious, beautiful color...would love to give this a try...
Hope you are having a nice week :-)

JDaniel4's Mom said...

Stopping from Time Travel Tuesday!

This really sounds wonderful@

divya said...

Wonderfully Colourful and Vibrantly yumm Pumpkin Pulao Dear.Luv it

Juliana said...

Love rice dish and this one with pumpkin is just perfect for the season :-)
Hope you are having a nice week!

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

Lovely rice...never thought of using pumpkins in pulao

Veena Theagarajan said...

lovely twist.. looks good

DivyaGCP said...

Have never used pumpkin in Pulao.. This looks so delicious and flavorful..

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Very interesting combo, pulao looks fabulous.

today's post:
http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/04/rice-fritters-pakoras.html