Spring onion and corn pulao
Written by Jayashree
Published on July 25, 2018

Spring onion and corn pulao is a mildly fragrant rice dish and makes a delicious meal.

Rice is one of the daily essentials without which we cannot survive. Rice dishes just give more glamour and taste to the usual food, they are loved by all, especially the children who are so fussy to eat good food.

Spring onion and corn pulao is mildly fragrant and makes a good meal. It is vegan and gluten free. It is ideal for weekend menu or one can pack it in lunch box.

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Ingredients:   Measurement used: 1 cup=250ml

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 cup spring onion chopped
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn kernels
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon saunf
  • 1/2 teaspoon shajeera
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 green chilly
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves
  • a few mint leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • water
  • salt to taste

Method:

  1. Cut the spring onion finely, separate the greens and bulbs.
  2. Wash the greens by soaking in water.
  3. Wash the rice and soak in water for fifteen to twenty minutes.
  4. Cut the onion and put the corn kernels in water and set them aside.
  5. Grind the coriander, mint, green chilly, ginger and garlic to a paste.
  6. Take ghee in a pan, saute the spring onion for two minutes. Remove it and keep it aside.
  7. Add oil, put the saunf and shajeera to it. Allow it to splutter, throw in the other spices cardamom, clove and bay leaf. Now put the onions into it. Saute for sometime.
  8. Add the corn kernels to it.
  9. Put the paste into it and saute for sometime.
  10. Now, add the rice to it. Saute for a minute.
  11. Add water to it. Put salt to it.
  12. Close the lid and cook it for one whistle.
  13. Once the pressure releases, remove it and put the sauted green into it and mix it gently.
  14. Spring onion and corn pulao is ready to serve.

Take a tip: The amount of water depends on the kind of rice used. I have used in the ratio of 1: 2

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A few other rice dishes from the blog: Jeera Rice, Spanish Rice

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Spring Onion and Corn Pulao

Spring onion and corn pulao is a mildly fragrant and delicious dish to serve anytime. 

Course lunch box, lunch ideas, Main Course, rice variety
Cuisine Indian, north indian
Keyword how to make pulao, pulao variety, rice variety, spring onion pulao, spring onion recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 cup spring onion (green) finely cut
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn kernels
  • 1 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon black cumin
  • 1 bay leaf
  • water
  • salt

To grind

  • 1 cup coriander
  • 8-10 mint leaves
  • 1 green chilly
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic

Instructions

  1. Take the greens of the spring onion, cut them finely and put in water. Rinse and put it aside. 

  2. Soak the rice for 15-20 minutes.

  3. Cut the onion and put the corn kernels in water. 

  4. Grind the ingredients under the section "to grind"

  5. Take ghee in a pan and saute the spring onion leaves for two minutes. Put it aside.

  6. Add oil in the pressure cooker, put the fennel seeds and black cumin, once it splutters put the cardamom, clove and bay leaf. Put the onion and saute for sometime. 

  7. Add the corn kernels to it. Let cook for a minute.

  8. Now, add the ground paste to it and saute for sometime.

  9. Put the rice and saute for sometime.

  10. Add water and salt. Give a stir. Close the lid and let cook for one whistle.

  11. Once the pressure releases, remove the lid and gently mix the sauted spring onion to it. 

  12. Spring onion and corn pulao is ready to serve.

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20 Comments

  1. Shobha Keshwani

    Delicious pulao.. this is the way my hubby likes it with minimum spices and yet tasty.

    Reply
  2. Renu Agrawal Dongre

    A different and a unique combination. Loved the pulav with simple spices

    Reply
  3. Paarul

    Pulao looks just perfect, we make this often and enjoy with raita.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thanks Paarul.

      Reply
  4. Malini

    Interesting combo “Spring onion and Corn”. Perfect for lunch with raita or gravy. Never tried this. Will give a try soon. Thanks for the recipe.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thanks Malini, do give a try, shall wait for your feedback.

      Reply
  5. Jolly

    Such a flavourful rice, this combo must be very tasty. Would love to eat pickle or raita.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      We loved it Jolly, thanks dear.

      Reply
  6. Annapurnaz

    The pulao looks good and must be quite flavorful with all those ingredients going in. What caught my attention the most is, use of fennel seeds. I have never used fennel seeds in pulao, so very much interested to try it to see the effect. Will try it today itself 🙂

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thanks Ritu, do give a try, we really loved the flavour. Shall wait for your feedback.

      Reply
  7. Lathiya

    Spring onion and corn sounds interesting and looks delicious

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Lathiya

      Reply
  8. theyellowdaal

    Made a similar pulav on the weekend but with spring union and potatoes. Your pulav has a lot of whole spices which is awesome.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Potatoes too must have tasted awesome. I am at times tired of using them. Thanks Avin

      Reply
  9. Maria

    A delightful summer meal recipe – light and delicious. Perfect for potlucks and picnics too.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Maria.

      Reply
  10. poonampagar

    The pulao sounds flavorful and aromatic Jayashree ! Thanks for the share.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Poonam

      Reply
  11. code2cook

    I love rice with spring onion curry when I make. This rice specially cooked with it looking so flavorful.

    Reply
  12. Jagruti Dhanecha

    The combination of corn and spring onion sounds like a hit! Really good flavours here

    Reply

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