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coconut milk pulao
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Coconut milk pulao recipe | Veg pulao recipe with coconut milk

coconut milk pulao recipe with step by step photos. easy to make mildly spiced veg pulao cooked in coconut milk
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: main
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 239kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1 1/4 cup basmati rice soaked for 30 minutes and drained
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk
  • 1 cup chopped mixed vegetables
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 teaspoon crushed ginger garlic
  • Salt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 cup water


  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pressure cooker base.
  • Add cumin seeds, bay leaf,cardamom, and cloves. Saute well.
  • Add slit green chilies and crushed ginger garlic. Saute well for 2 minutes
  • Add thinly sliced onions and saute for 2 minutes
  • Add the vegetables and mix well.
  • Add drained rice and saute for 2 more minutes
  • Now add the coconut milk, 1 cup water and required salt. Mix well and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles. Once the pressure is released, fluff up and serve coconut milk pulao hot or warm


1. you can reduce coconut milk by 1/4 cup for more mild flavor
2. veggies are optional


Calories: 239kcal