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Chirer Pulao / Chura Pulao / Puff Rice Pilaf

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people


  • 1 cup puff rice
  • 1 small carrot chopped into small pieces
  • 3-4 beans chopped into small pieces
  • 2-3 sprigs of curry leaves
  • 1-2 green chilli, slit
  • 1 medium onion chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 3-4 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt as per taste


  • In a wok heat oil and add mustard seeds, when it splutters add curry leaves. When it splutters add chopped onion, slit greet chilli, stir a min. Add vegetables and sauté for 2-3 mins. Meanwhile soak the Chire or Chura or Puff Rice in water and set aside. Add this soaked Puff rice to the vegetables and stir very well for couple of minutes. Season with salt and stir once. Set aside and enjoy hot with tea or coffee