Tricolor Pulav Recipe – Independence Special

On the special occasion of Independence Day let’s make this delicious and nutritious Tri color rice preparation. To make three different color layers, we have used spinach to give green color, coconut milk to make white layer rice, and tomatoes to make a saffron layer of Tri color rice. Hope you enjoy this delicious dish.

Wish you all a very Happy Independence Day !

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Ingredients

For The Orange Rice

  • 1 1/4 cups cooked Basmati Rice
  • 3/4 cup roughly chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp tomato and onion chutney
  • 1/2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Salt to taste

For The White Rice

For The Green Rice

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Green Paste (using A Little Water)

Other Ingredients

  • 2 tsp oil for greasing
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • Saffron for serve

Method:

For the Orange Rice

  1. Combine the tomatoes and 2 tbsp of water in a deep non-stick kadhai and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes or till the tomatoes are soft. Keep aside to cool slightly.
  2. Blend the tomatoes in a blender to a smooth pulp and then strain it using a strainer. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the carrots and sauté on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  5. Add the prepared tomato pulp, green chilies, sugar, and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.


For the White Rice

  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan and add the caraway seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the green chilies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the rice and paneer, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.


For the Green Rice

  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the green paste and again sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the rice, green peas and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.


How to Proceed

  1. Grease a microwave safe baking bowl with oil, spread the green rice evenly over it using the back of a spoon.
  2. Then put the white rice and spread it evenly using the back of a spoon.
  3. Finally, put the orange rice and spread it evenly using the back of a spoon.
  4. Pour the milk evenly over it, cover with a lid and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180ºc (360ºf) for 15 to 20 minutes or microwave on high for 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. Just before serving, turn upside down on a big serving plate.
  6. Serve immediately.

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