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Egg Pulav – Indian Pulav Video Recipe

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Egg Pulav is just perfect for egg lovers like me, though I don’t eat meat, my dear hubby and me love to have eggs. We enjoy a lot when I make this dish. This is not only great casual home cooking recipe but also serves as a great main dish for parties. Serve this for your next party or get together and your guests will be amazed by  this simple yet aromatic treat!

Serves – 2

Cooking time – 45 mins

Preparation time – 10 mins

Ingredients :

Egg Mixture :

  • Egg – 2
  • Salt – to taste
  • Cumin Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1/4 tsp

Egg Curry Base – 

  • Ghee – 2 tsp
  • Oil – 2 Tbsp
  • Cloves – 2
  • Black Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch piece
  • Onion (Sliced) – 1 Cup
  • Ginger (minced) – 1/2 Tbsp
  • Garlic (minced) – 1 Tbsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – to taste
  • Green Chillies – to taste
  • Cilantro – 1/4 cup packed

Cooking rice – 

  • Basmathi Rice ( washed and kept aside ) – 1 Cup
  • Water – 2 Cups
  • Ghee (clarified butter ) – 1 tsp
  • Boiled Eggs – 2

Procedure :

In a bowl beat in all the ingredients under the mixture section and set aside.

In a sauce pan place fresh eggs and add water such that it is an inch above the eggs and bring to a boil open cover. Then simmer this for 10 mins with lid. Turn off the heat and cool down the eggs. Then remove the shell and set aside.

In a pan add ghee and fry basmathi rice for 4 mins on low to medium heat and set aside.

In the same pan, add ghee, oil, once the oil and ghee are hot enough, add cinnamon, black cumin seeds, cloves, black cardamom, and cook for 30 secs.

Then add in onion and cook till soft. Add in the green chillies, ginger and garlic and cook till raw smell goes away.

Then add in all the remaining spices (cumin powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder). dump in the cilantro and enough salt and cook for 30 secs and pour in the egg mixture and cook for 2 mins.

Add in basmathi rice and the onion and egg masala mixture into the rice cooker, you can even add the boiled eggs at this point but I like to add them once the rice is 70 % done. Cook the rice till done Serve with raitha or any milk gravy curry.

 

 

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2 comments

  1. sree

    i feel this is not a perfect egg pulav

    1. admin

      Give it a try! It tastes YUM :)

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