Are you in the mood for a comforting, flavourful, and delicious meal?Β 

Well! The classic Egg Pulao recipe is not just a treat to your taste buds but also carries the essence of Indian culinary tradition.Β 

Known by various names such as Egg Pulav, Anda Pulao, or even Egg Biryani in some regions, this recipe is a perfect blend of aromatic basmati rice, spices, and boiled eggs, making it a hearty and fulfilling meal.

πŸ“œ Ingredients (The Key to Unlocking Flavours):

Main Ingredients:

  • Basmati Rice 🍚: 2 cups or 350g
  • Boiled Eggs πŸ₯š: 6

Supporting Ingredients:

  • Onions (sliced) πŸ§…: 3 medium
  • Fried Onions (Birista) πŸ§…: 1 medium
  • Ginger Garlic Paste 🌿: 2 tsp
  • Green Chillies (slit) 🌢️: 4
  • Mint Leaves πŸƒ: 1/2 cup
  • Coriander Leaves (chopped) 🌿: 1/2 cup

Spices:

  • Shah jeera (Caraway Seeds) 🌱: 1 tsp
  • Green Cardamom πŸ’š: 2
  • Cloves 🌿: 2
  • Cinnamon Stick 🌲: 1
  • Star Anise ⭐: 1
  • Bay Leaf πŸ‚: 1
  • Turmeric Powder πŸ’›: 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder 🌢️: 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder 🌿: 2 tsp
  • Cumin Powder 🌱: 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder πŸ›: 3/4 tsp
  • Salt πŸ§‚: 2 tsp (adjust to taste)

Steps for Eggs and Rice

1. Egg Preparation: Begin by boiling and peeling the eggs. Heat oil in a pan, sprinkle turmeric and red chilli powder and gently fry the eggs until golden. Set aside for the grand finale.

2. Rice Ready: Wash and soak Basmati rice for 30 minutes to ensure each grain cooks to perfection.

3. Golden Touch: Fry one medium onion to golden bliss (Birista), setting the stage for a crunchy finale.

Step-by-Step Process:

1. Aromatic Base: Heat oil in a pan, add Shahjeera and the whole garam masalas, letting their aromas mingle.

2. Onion Symphony: Add the sliced onions, frying till golden, then introduce ginger-garlic paste until the raw smell vanishes.

3. Spice it Up: Stir in coriander powder and a splash of water, followed by mint leaves, creating a fragrant masala base.

4. Add water: Pour in water, bringing it to a boil before seasoning with salt, cumin, and garam masala, alongside coriander leaves and green chillies.

5. Rice Time: Add the drained rice, gently mixing. Cover and cook until the water is nearly absorbed.

6. Egg addition: Nestle the fried eggs among the grains, ensuring a gentle mix for an even distribution of joy.

7. Egg Mix: Introduce boiled & fried eggs, gently mixing them in.

8. Final Touches: Add barista, cover, and simmer. Let it rest before serving.

9. Serve & Enjoy! Open the lid, give it a mix, and your Egg Pulao recipe is ready to delight your senses

Β Conclusion

Egg Pulao recipe holds a special place in Indian cuisine for its simplicity, richness, and versatility. It’s a go-to recipe for a quick lunch or a lavish dinner party.  Adding Eggoz Nutrition‘s range of farm-fresh eggs into your Egg Pulao makes this simple dish into a nutrient-packed meal, ensuring that every bite is filled with essential proteins, vitamins, and minerals necessary for a healthy diet. Plus, it’s a fantastic way to impress your friends and family with your cooking skills. So, grab your ingredients and embark on a culinary journey that promises delight with every bite. Bon AppΓ©tit! πŸ₯˜

FAQs

Can I add vegetables to my Egg Pulao?

Yes, you can make your Egg Pulao more nutritious and colourful by adding vegetables. Peas, carrots, bell peppers, and beans are excellent choices.

What are some good side dishes to serve with Egg Pulao?

Egg Pulao pairs beautifully with a variety of side dishes. For a refreshing complement, serve with cucumber raita or a simple yoghourt-based salad.

How can I make my Egg Pulao recipe more flavourful?

To enhance the flavours of your Egg Pulao, consider marinating the boiled eggs in a mixture of ginger-garlic paste, a pinch of garam masala, and chilli powder before frying them