How to make Pineapple Pulao -

Sweet pulao bursting with pineapple flavour.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Secret Recipe.

Main Ingredients : Basmati rice (बासमती चावल), Tinned pineapple (टिन्ड पाइनेपल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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Pineapple Pulao

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Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pineapple Pulao Recipe

  • Basmati rice soaked 1 1/2 cups

  • Tinned pineapple 3 slices

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 6 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon 2 inch sticks

  • Cashewnuts chopped 2-3 tablespoons

  • Raisins soaked and drained 2 tablespoons

  • Vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat a deep non stick pan, add castor sugar and cook stirring continuously till it caramelizes.

Step 2

Cut pineapple slices into medium cubes and add to the pan and mix. Add cinnamon and mix and saute for 3-4 minutes.

Step 3

Add cashewnuts and mix. Add raisins and mix. Drain and add rice and mix well. Add 3 cups water and mix. Add vanilla essence and mix.

Step 4

Cover and cook on high heat for 8-10 minutes. Check if the rice is done. If it is not completely cooked, sprinkle a little water and cook till it is completely done. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.