Monday, July 22, 2013

Baby Corn Pulao | Babycorn Recipes

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Babycorn Pulav
This recipe was sitting in my drafts from almost eight months and I finally decided to post it now. This is a very simple pulao which is prepared with baby corns. The recipe is very similar to my Vegetable pulao recipe just with the difference being that  I added coconut milk here instead of water.
Babycorn Pulav
I have mentioned many times earlier about my love for baby corns and this pulao is definitely one of my favorite recipes with baby corns.The slight crunch and sweetness of  baby corns adds a nice taste and texture to the pulao.
Pulavs and Rice Varieties are ideal for lunch boxes as they are very easy to eat.You can just pair it with raita and papad and a wholesome meal is ready.I even prefer to make pulavs over the weekends as they are not only easy to make but also serve as a simple and delicious meal.
Babycorn pulao
 If you are a fan of Baby corns like me,so check out other baby corn recipes in my blog:
Babycorn pulao

Baby Corn Pulav Recipe:
Serves 2
Prep time:20 mins | Cooking time:40 mins | Total time: 1 hr
Cuisine:Indian | Category: Pulao Varieties - Main Course

1 cup Basmati Rice
2 cups Coconut Milk
10-12 Babycorns,cut into pieces in an angle
8-10 Cashew nuts
1 Bay leaf
1" Cinnamon stick
3-4 Cloves
2 tbsp Oil
1 tbsp Ghee
Salt to taste 

to grind:
3/4 cup Mint leaves
1/2 cup Coriander leaves
4-5 Garlic pods
1/2" Ginger
2-3 tbsp grated fresh Coconut
2-3 Red chillies
3-4 Green chillies
1/4 tsp Garam masala

  • Wash and soak basmati rice for 10 mins.
  • Grind all the ingredients under the section 'to grind' to a fine paste by adding little water.
  • Heat oil and ghee in a pressure cooker or a thick kadai and add Biriyani leaf,cinnamon and cloves and fry them for a minute.
  • Add cut babycorn pieces and fry them nicely for 2 mins.
  • Add ground masala and fry the mixture until the raw smell disappears.
  • Add washed basmati rice and fry the rice for 2 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk,salt and let it come to a boil.
  • Pressure cook for 1 whistle and reduce the flame and cook for 8-10 mins.If you are using thick kadai,cover it and cook until the rice is done.
  • Heat ghee or oil in a small kadai and add cashew nuts and fry them and garnish the pulao with the fried cashew nuts.
Serve the pulao hot with Onion-tomato raita or Boondi raita.

Babycorn pulao
  1. Baby corns can be replaced with fresh corn kernels or the corn cob cut into 1" round pieces or soya chunks in the recipe.
  2. You do not need to use thick coconut milk in the recipe.If the coconut milk is very thick you can dilute with little water to get 2 cups of coconut milk of medium thickness.
Babycorn pulao
I usually do not plan in advance when I click pics. I usually select the the props just before taking the pics based on whatever I feel would go with the food. This post was one of those where I enjoyed clicking more than cooking.Thought I would share one more pic before I say bye..
Babycorn pulao


great-secret-of-life said...

Nice one pot meal.. I have similar one in my space too

Indian Khana said...

Looks very yum along with that raita and lovely pics ....

Unknown said...

delicious and mouth watering pulao...

virunthu unna vaanga said...

Delicious and tempting dear... Well made...

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

Perfect lunch box recipe, i make it for kids lunch box too, but never get a chance to click in the mornings. Love ue version

M D said...

Such tempting clicks and beautiful recipe for baby corn pulao. I am drooling!

Divya Shivaraman said...

love the variation prathy...fab colour and pot meals are so easy and yummy

Suhaina said...

pulav looks yumm and love the beaitiful colour of the rice

saraniskitchen said...

Healthy and delicious pulav...Best lunch box recipe...

Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi said...

I also have an overflowing draft folder and need to push them out asap. this baby corn pulao looks perfect for a quick meal.

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Chitz said...

Yummy & flavorful pulav. Rich yet subtle :)

Deepti said...

Hi prathibha, Your blog is fantastic I would say and your recipes too have a great interest in cooking and loved the way you represent the food...fabulous pictures...keep it up..

Ashwini said...

Hi Prathibha,
This came out very good despite me not adding coconut milk to the pulao as mentioned in the recipe.....was yum.Thank u.

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