Coconut Milk Pulav


10 tsp oil or butter
7 – 8 stems coriander leaves
2 cloves (lavang)
1/4 cup grean peas (matar)
masala :
2 carrot (gajar) medium sized
1 – 2 cinnamon (tuj/dalchini) sticks
10 – 15 beans
500 gms coconut milk
salt (namak) to taste
2 cup basmati rice
Masala :
14 – 15 green chillies
6 to 8 garlic
1 piece ginger
cut the above into small pieces and grind finely

How to make Coconut Milk Pulav:
  • Clean and soak the rice in hot water for 10 to 15 mints.
  • First put the cooking oil.
  • When oil heats mix in the cinnamon sticks and cloves.
  • Mix in the vegetables (except peas) and fry for some time.
  • Then mix in the masala paste, salt and fry for some more time.
  • Also mix in green peas and coriander leaves and fry.
  • Now pour out the coconut milk and mix in water for the rest ( rice and water should be in 1 : 11/2 proportion ).
  • Let this mixture boil nicely.
  • Finally mix in the rice and cover it.
  • Make the flame low and keep for 20 minutes.
  • Open it and mix the cooked pulav gently.
  • Decorate with few fresh coriander leaves.