Corn Capsicum Pulao Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Rice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), picked washed and soaked
 Ears of corn2 Large
 Cooking oil3 Tablespoon
 Black cardamom1 , pounded
 Cumin seeds1 Teaspoon
 Onion3 , sliced
 Ginger1⁄2 Inch, ground
 Canned carrots2 , scraped and cut in thin slices (If You Can Get Good Quality Ones)
 Capsicum1 Large, ribbed and chopped
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste


Boil the corn in about 4 cups of water till tender.
This is most conveniently done in the pressure cooker.
After the cooker reaches maximum pressure, it takes 15-20 minutes, depending on how soft or hard the corn is.
Reserve the water in which the corn has been cooked and , remove the kernels from the ears.
Keep aside.
In the pan, heat the oil.
Add the cardamom and fry for a few seconds.
Add the cumin seeds and fry ill they stop spluttering.
Add the onions and ginger and fry till golden brown.
Add the salt, vegetables and corn.
Fry for a few seconds.
Add 3 ps of the liquid in which the corn was cooked and the rice.
If the liquid falls short add water to make it 3 cups.
Raise heat till the liquid startsboiling and reaches the level of the rice, then reduce heat, cover the pan tightly, put the tava underneath and let it cook for 25-30 minutes.
Open the pan, check that the rice is cooked, then fluff up| gently with the back of a spoon.