Bhindi pulao
stir fry rice with okra and walnuts
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
For the rice
For the okra masala
  1. Wash and soak the rice in three cups of rice for 10 minutes
  2. Cook the rice in a saucepan.
  3. Once the grains are cooked and fluffy remove from heat and drain off the extra starch water.
To make the pulao
  1. Wash and clean the okra, peel the onions and wash them.
  2. Dry the okra using a kitchen towel
  3. Choose the tender okra( it snaps off at the tip when bent)
  4. Slit the okra and slice the onions and keep them aside
  5. In a frying pan add the ghee and allow it to melt.
  6. Add the cumin and let them sizzle, add the bayleaf, cloves, anise, and cardamom and stir till the aroma fills the air. Be careful not to burn the dry spices.
  7. Add the sliced onion and saute till they are translucent
  8. Add the slit Okra and stirit well in the ghee.
  9. Allow the okra to roast well.
  10. Add the chopped walnuts and coriander leaves and mix well.
  11. Now add the fluffed rice and mix well
  12. stir fry the rice for about 2-3 minutes.
  13. Now the pulao is ready to serve.
Recipe Notes

if you like it spicy add slit chillies when you stir fry the onions.

Keep it nut-free by taking off the walnuts.

Use quinoa, millets or couscous to make this pulao.