How to make Hara Masala Brown Rice Pulao -

Flavourful brown rice vegetable pulao cooked with green chutney.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Brown Rice (ब्राउन राइस ),

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

Hara Masala Brown Rice Pulao

Hara Masala Brown Rice Pulao Recipe Card


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 : 2-2.30 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Hara Masala Brown Rice Pulao Recipe

  • Brown Rice 1 1/2 cups

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 1/2 cups

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 1/2 cup

  • Garlic chopped 8 cloves

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Green cardamoms 3

  • Cloves 6-8

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch

  • Carrot scrubbed and cubed 1 medium

  • Cauliflower small 7-8 florets

  • Salt to taste

  • Vegetable stock 4 1/2 cups

  • French beans 1/2 inch pieces 4-5


Step 1

Soak brown rice in two and half cups of water for two hours. Drain and set aside.

Step 2

For green chutney grind coriander leaves, mint leaves, garlic and green chillies to a fine paste.

Step 3

Heat oil in a pan. Add cinnamon, green cardamoms, cloves and ginger and sauté till fragrant. Add carrot, cauliflower and brown rice and mix well.

Step 4

Add three tablespoons of green chutney and salt and stir to mix well. Add vegetable stock and French beans and mix well.

Step 5

When the mixture comes to a boil, reduce heat, cover and cook till the rice is done. Serve hot.

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