I love making pulaos through microwave oven since it doesnt take our time if we are busy..I prepared this tomato and babycorn pulao sterday for ur lunch and served this droolworthy rice with spicy potato fry..Both together tastes fantastic and turned out our lunch superb..This pulao goes for simple ingredients and gets ready prefectly 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..Simple and easy pulao which suits prefectly also for lunch box menu as well as for a potluck party thats y am sending this delicious pulao to Srivalli's MEC-Potluck Party and again to her 365Days of Microwave Cooking and also sending to Healing Foods-Tomato guest hosted by PJ, event by Siri..
2cups Basmati rice
1cup Babycorn (slices as small bites)
2cups Coconut milk
1no Onion (big & chopped finely)
3nos Tomatoes (big & juicy)
1tsp Ginger garlic paste
2nos Green chillies (slit opened)
1/2tsp Red chilly powder
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
1tsp Fennel seed powder
2nos Bayleaves, cloves, cardamom seeds & cinnamon stick
Few coriander leaves
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..