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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Corn Pulao - Pulao using sweet corn | Easy Corn Recipes

Corn Pulao is a flavorful rice made with freshly ground spices and sweet corn. It is a one pot meal which is very easy to put together. Since it is so quick to prepare, it is perfect for busy mornings, to pack for lunch. Not only for a simple lunch, this flavorful rice is great to be served as a part of fancy meal too.
Flavorful Pulao made with freshly ground spices and sweet corn
Corn Pulao

What are the ingredients needed?

Rice, 2 cups
Sweet Corn kernels, 2 cups
Oil, 2 teaspoon
Fennel seeds, 1/2 teaspoon
Bay leaf, 1 nos.
Onion (medium size), 1 no. (sliced)
Green Chillies, 2-3 nos (slit)
Cilantro, a hand ful

To grind together
Garlic cloves, 4 nos (cleaned and de-skinned)
Ginger, 1" long small piece (washed and skin peeled)
Fennel seeds, 1/2 teaspoon
Cloves, 4 nos
Cinnamon stick, 1 " long stick
Cardamom, 4 nos (remove the skin and use only seeds)
Pulao made with sweet corn kernels
Pulao made with Sweet Corn
How it is made?
  • Grind the ingredients listed under 'to grind together' into fine paste and keep it ready.
  • Turn on the stove and place the pressure cooker in heat. Then heat the oil and add fennel seeds, bay leaf and fry for a minute or two. 
  • Now add the sliced onions and green chillies and fry till the onions turn translucent. and then add the ground masala mixture and cook till the raw smell goes.
  • Then add sweet corn kernels, and cook for a minute and add the rice along with required water and salt.
  • Close the pressure cooker lid and pressure cook the rice till one whistle comes. Then reduce the heat to low and cook for 5 minutes and then turn off the heat.
  • Wait till the pressure releases and then gently fluff the rice, garnish with cilantro and serve.
Flavorful one pot meal made with corn and spices
Corn Pulao

  • I used Basmati rice. You can use other rice like ponni or sona masoori too. So adjust the rice water ratio according to the rice you use. 
  • I used frozen sweet corn . You can use fresh corn too.
  • You can add handful of mint leaves for extra flavor. 
  • If you are not particular about being vegan , then you can fry some cashews in a tablespoon of ghee and add to pulao, mix well and serve.


  1. variations in rice needed as we are rice eaters...def good for lazy afternoons...

  2. Looks yumm. Love the simple color.

  3. Dear, different type of pulao and yummy too !!!

  4. tempting corn kernels in the rice..good one divya

  5. Will be yummy for LunchBox Treat!

  6. Simple Yet flavorful and comfort meal...loved your simple and easy to make one pot meals...as always inviting pics!

  7. Simple yet colorful one pot meal,perfect for lunch box...

  8. healthy one pot meal, kids love for sure :-)

  9. simple, tasty, healthy one pot meal.

  10. Love this pulao looks superb and inviting da, love your clicks awesome

  11. Comforting and flavorful pulao dear

  12. a so colorful pulav ..innovative too

  13. yummy and filling pulao aks... super tempting rice...


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