Green Brown Rice Fish Pulao

Green Brown Rice Fish Pulao

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Prep: 2 hours 15 minutes

cook

Cook: 15 minutes

easy

Method: Easy

snack

Course: Rice

Rice

Type: Indian

Brown rice makes this flavourful pulao healthy

Ingredients

  • Brown rice, ¾ cooked 1½ cups
  • Boneless rawas fish fillets, diagonally sliced 200 gms
  • Green chutney 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice 2 tbsps
  • Medum onion 1
  • Medium tomato 1
  • Olive oil 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon 1 inch
  • Cloves 3 to 4
  • Coriander seeds ½ tbsp
  • Black peppercorns 5 yo 6
  • Bay leaf 1
  • Green cardamoms 2 to 3
  • Small onions, peeled 7 to 8
  • Ladyfingers 7 to 8
  • Spring onion bulbs 3 to 4
  • Fresh coriander sprigs a few

Methods

  • Take fish pieces in a bowl, add turmeric powder, salt and lemon juice, mix and set aside to marinate for 15 minutes.
  • Blend together onion and tomato in a blender to a fine puree.
  • Heat olive oil in a deep non-stick pan, add cinnamon, cloves, coriander seeds, peppercorns, bay leaf and cardamoms and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add onion-tomato puree, ½ cup green chutney, small onions, ladyfingers and salt and mix well.
  • Place half the marinated fish pieces in the pan and layer with brown rice on top. Sprinkle some water.
  • Vertically halve spring onion bulbs and add half to the pan. Place the remaining fish pieces and drizzle the remaining green chutney on top. Add the remaining spring onion bulbs on top.
  • Chop coriander sprigs and add, cover and cook for 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve hot.