Egg pulao recipe | How to make easy egg pulao in pressure cooker


Egg pulao | easy egg pulao 

So you are planning a get-together at home, don’t forget to prepare Egg pulao. It’s an easy dish, whose ingredients you can easily find in the market nearby. The cooking and preparation time is also quite low. It’s a healthy dish, which will be loved by people with different taste palates. Your entire family will love this Egg pulao for its brilliant flavours. This Egg pulao is popular all over the world. However, don’t forget to experiment. This Egg pulao by parveen can be twisted and twirled in several ways to make it an exciting dish for your loved ones. Try this Egg pulao today and you won’t be able to stop gushing about it. Egg pulao is made with authentic ingredients and will also be loved by kids. Warm up hearts and people’s lives with this delicious Egg pulao.
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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 3 to 4 Boiled eggs
  • 1 ½ cups rice
  • 1 ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 to 2 green chilies
  • Handful mint or pudina
  • Handful coriander leaves
  • 1 medium onion thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Mixed vegetables (carrots, potatoes & peas)
  • 2 to 3 tbsps Oil
  • Salt as needed
  • 2.5 cups water

Dry spices for seasoning

  • 1 bay leaf
  • ¼ tsp jeera or shahi jeera or cumin
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 small piece of nut meg (jajikaya)
  • 6 cloves
  • 4 cardamoms
  • 2 inch cinnamon stick
  • Generous pinch of stone flower
  • 2 strands of mace
  • 1 bay leaf

How to make the recipe


  1. Remove the shell of the boiled eggs and pierce with fork lightly. Set these aside
  2. Soak rice for 30 mins. Drain completely.
  3. Finely mince together mint,coriander leaves and green chilies. Or it can be coarsely blended

How to make egg pulao

  1. Pour oil to a pressure cooker and heat up. Add spices and let them to splutter.
  2. Add onions, fry till they turn golden, add ginger garlic paste, fry till it becomes fragrant
  3. Next time to add carrots, potatoes and peas if using. Fry for 2 mins
  4. Transfer the minced coriander, mint and chili or the ground paste. Fry for 2 mins
  5. Pour water and salt bring it to a boil. 
  6. You can saute the eggs in a tsp ghee in a different pan if you wish or you can skip sauteing too. Frying brings out the flavor of eggs. Sprinkle some chilli powder if you desire.
  7. Add rice, eggs and green peas if you did not add at step 6.
  8. Cover the cooker with lid, turn the flame to medium. Allow the cooker to whistle once or twice based on your cooker. Serve egg pulao hot or warm.

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