Sprouts Pulao

Sprouts Pulao

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Rice

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

Sprouts, we all know, are rich in proteins and rice in carbohydrate so this is a healthy mixture


  • Rice, soaked for 15 minutes 1½ cups
  • Sprouts 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Sunflower oil 1 tbsp
  • Ginger, finely chopped ½ tsp
  • Medium green capsicum, chopped ½
  • Green chilli, slit 1
  • Spring onions with greens, chopped 4
  • Asafoetida ½ tsp
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Cloves 1 to 2


  • Boil 5 cups water in a deep non-stick pan, add rice and salt and boil.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add ginger, capsicum and green chilli and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add sprouts and toss on high heat. Add spring onions, salt, asafoetida and red chilli powder and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add cloves to the boiling rice for flavour. Cook till the rice is just done. Strain and transfer it into a serving dish. Top it with the sprouts mixture and serve hot.