Planning to give up white rice or wish to cut on the carbs? Then this recipe of healthy Brown Rice Pulao will surely help you to meet your #FitnessGoals!

Brown Rice Pulao Recipe

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 322 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Planning to give up white rice or wish to cut on the carbs? Then this recipe of healthy Brown Rice Pulao will surely help you to meet your #FitnessGoals!

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups Brown Rice
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • 5-6 Blckpeppercorn
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Onion Thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Peas
  • 1 and 1/2 cup Cauliflower Cut into small florets
  • 1/2 cup Beans Cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup Potato Peeled and Cubed
  • 5 cups Water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder

Instructions

  1. Wash the rice and soak in 3-4 cups of water for an hour.

  2. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker

  3. Once the ghee is hot, add cumin seeds and let them crackle for a few seconds.

  4. Add cloves, black peppercorn, cinnamon and fry for a few seconds.

  5. Add onion, sugar and 1/2 tsp salt and fry until onions turn golden brown.

  6. Add peas, cauliflower, beans, potato and fry for a minute.

  7. Drain the rice and add it in the pressure cooker along with water.

  8. Add salt, black pepper powder and garam masala powder.

  9. Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 4 whistles on high heat.

  10. Remove the pressure cooker from heat and let the pressure release on it’s own.

  11. Fluff the pulao gently with a fork.

  12. Serve hot with raita.

Recipe Notes

You can add any vegetable of your choice in this pulao.

Nutrition Facts
Brown Rice Pulao Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 322 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 61mg3%
Potassium 518mg15%
Carbohydrates 59g20%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 22.1mg27%
Calcium 68mg7%
Iron 3.6mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.