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This pulao goes for simple ingredients and gets ready perfectly within less than an hour and this pulao tastes marvellous served even along with papads or with hard boiled eggs...Even a bachelor can prepare this pulao easily using microwave oven.


Basmati rice
: 2 cups
Babycorn (slices as small bites)
: 1 cup
Coconut milk
: 2 cups
: 1 cup
Onion (big & chopped finely)
: 1 no
Tomatoes (big & juicy)
: 3 nos
Ginger garlic paste
: 1 tsp
Green chillies (slit opened)
: 2 nos
Red chilly powder
: 1/2 tsp
: To taste
Garam masala powder
: 1/2 tsp
Fennel seed powder
: 1 tsp
Bayleaves, cloves, cardamom seeds & cinnamon stick
: 2 nos
Oil + ghee
: 2 tbsp
Coriander leaves
: A few

Microwave Tomato & Babycorn Pulao


  • Wash and soak the basmati rice for 15 minutes and strain the rice, keep aside..Heat the oil and ghee in a microwave safe bowl for 2minutes in high in a microwave oven.
  • Add the bayleaves, cloves, cardamom seeds and cinnamon stick and cook in high for 5minutes, add immediately the finely chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, slit opened green chillies and fennel seed powder, cook everything for 10minutes (stir in between) until the veggies get cooked and raw smells goes away.
  • Now add the red chilly powder, garam masala powder, chopped babycorn pieces and salt, cook everything again for 10minutes in high (stir twice).
  • Now add the coconut milk and water, cook for 10minutes in high (stir in between).
  • Finally add the soaked basmati rice, cook now for 20minutes in high in microwave oven (stir twice in between) until the rice gets well cooked.
  • Enjoy this delicious pulao with papads, spicy potato fry or else with boiled eggs.