Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Sweet Corn Pulao

Sweet Corn is everybody's favourite.When there is a party and you really want to make something rich, fast and delicious,without a second thought go for this pulao.Be it for dinner or lunch it suits well.I just had really not thought about it nutritional facts until I wanted to post this recipe. But then I learnt that Cooked sweet corn has significant antioxidant activity, which has been suggested to reduce the chance of heart disease and cancer. It has been proven that antioxidants can help prevent aging and increase your lifespan.Happy News isnt it. Here is the recipe .
Sweet Corn - 3/4 cup
Basmathi Rice - 1 cup
Water - 1 and 3/4 cups
Onion - 1 no.
Ginger - 1 "
Garlic- 6 pods
Green chilly - 3 nos.
Coriander leaves - small bunch
Bay leaf - 1
Cinnamon - small stick
Cardamom - 3 nos.
Butter or oil - 2 tsp.
Salt to Taste.

1. Heat pressure cooker and add butter or oil.
2. Once the oil is heated, add baf leaf, cinnamon, cardamom.after a few seconds add chopped onions and fry until the onion turns into pink colour.
3. Now add ginger and garlic paste and fry for a minute.
4. Then add green chilly and chopped coriander leaves and saute for a few seconds.
5. Add sweet corn and just saute it and add water.once the water starts boiling add rice and pressure cook it for 2 whistles.Sweet corn pulav done.

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