Pilau Rice Recipe

Pilau Rice
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Ground cumin1 Teaspoon
 Ground coriander1 Teaspoon
 Chilli powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cardamom pods6
 Cinnamon stick1 Inch
 Mace blade1
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
 Basmati rice8 Ounce (250 Grams)
 Chicken stock1 Pint (Homemade, 600 Milliliter)
 Cashew nuts2 Ounce, roasted (50 Grams)
 Salt To Taste
 Coriander leaves2 Teaspoon (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1732 Calories from Fat 553

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g98.4%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g50.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 14.4 mg

Sodium 1143.6 mg47.6%

Total Carbohydrates 247 g82.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.1 g44.4%

Sugars 12.3 g

Protein 43 g86.1%

Vitamin A 52.8% Vitamin C 30.8%

Calcium 29.3% Iron 53.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a pan, add oil and heat.
2) Mix in the shallots and while stirring, cook for 10 minutes without browning.
3) Mix in the spices and cook for 5 minutes.
4) Add in the garlic and rice and cook for 5 minutes while stirring.
5) Add in the stock and season with salt.
6) Place a lid and simmer for 15 minutes till the rice is tender and the stock is absorbed.

7) Place in a warmed serving dish and top with cashew nuts.
8) Sprinkle with coriander and serve.