Kullakar Red Rice Pulao


1 cup Kullakar Red Rice

2 cups water

2 tablespoons oil or ghee

1 onion, thinly sliced

1-inch piece of ginger, minced

3-4 garlic cloves, minced

1 green chili, capsium, carrot sliced

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

1 teaspoon coriander powder

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

Salt to taste

1/4 cup frozen peas (optional)

Chopped cilantro leaves for garnishing


  1. Rinse the Kullakar Red Rice in cold water and soak it in water for 30 minutes.
  2. In a pot, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Drain the soaked rice and add it to the pot. Stir in some salt and cover the pot with a lid.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and let the rice cook for 20-25 minutes or until tender.
  4. In a large skillet, heat the oil or ghee over medium heat. Add the sliced onion and sauté for 5-7 minutes, or until the onion is golden brown.
  5. Add the minced ginger, garlic, green chili, capsium, carrot, cumin seeds, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and salt to the skillet. Sauté for another 2-3 minutes, or until fragrant.
  6. Add the cooked Kullakar Red Rice and frozen peas (if using) to the skillet. Stir until well combined and heated through.
  7. Garnish the pulao with chopped cilantro leaves and serve hot as a side dish or main course.

Electric cooker rice method:

Wash and clean the rice. Cook the rice for 25 minutes in Rice cooker.

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