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corn pulao recipe | Easy rice recipes

Corn pulao recipe, easy one pot corn pulao made with whole spices and sweet corn kernels!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: main
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 215kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 3/4 cup sweet corn kernels
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic crushed
  • 2 green chilies slit
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 4 teaspoons oil
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • Whole spices:
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds


  • Soak basmati rice for 30 minutes, drain and spread on a plate till using.
  • Heat 4 teaspoons oil in a pressure cooker or pan. Add cumin seeds and let it splutter. Add whole spices (cardamom,bay leaf, cloves and fennel seeds) and saute well. Add crushed ginger-garlic and slit green chilies. Saute well for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add finely chopped onions and saute well till the color changes slightly.
  • Add the sweet corn kernels and mix well.
  • Add drained rice and mix well. Saute till the moisture in rice is absorbed.
  • Add 2 1/2 cups water, salt and let the water come to rolling boil.
  • Close the pressure cooker and cook for up to 3 whistles. Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and mix gently. Serve corn pulao hot with any spicy curry and raita.


1. If you wish you can cut baby corns
2. To make spicy pulao add 1/2 teaspoon chili powder while sauteing sweet corns.


Calories: 215kcal