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Spicy Sprouts Pilaf (Pressure Cooker)

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“This spicy rice delicacy is a perfect main dish for when you have lots of other last minute preparations, since rice cooks perfectly in a pressure cooker. Sprouts are easier to digest and abound in protein, calcium, iron as well as vitamin C. Serve with a chilled 'raita' or plain yogurt. This recipe is from”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Clean, wash and soak the rice for 10 minutes.
  2. Drain and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the bay leaf, clove, cinnamon and cumin seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the onion and ginger-green chilli paste and sauté till the onion turns translucent.
  5. Add the rice and sprouts and sauté for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, ground coriander seeds and salt with 2 1/2 cups of hot water.
  7. Pressure cook for 2 whistles (15 minutes).
  8. Serve hot, garnished with the coriander.

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