Chirer Pulao / Chura Pulao / Puff Rice Pilaf

Indians love Pilaf or Pulao so much that one can have any combination of Pilaf and Puff Rice is quite common in my part of India. In the winter lot of variety of vegetables are added and in the summer different kind of vegetables are added. I often like to have Chire Pulao on my Sunday breakfast time

Serves -2 people

Preparation time – 5 mins, Cooking time-10 mins


1 cup puff rice

1 small carrot chopped into small pieces

3-4 beans chopped into small pieces

2-3 sprigs or 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

Puff Rice or Chire or Chure
Sauté the vegetables
Soak the Puff rice
Stir the puff rice on the vegetables
Stir and it’s done
Ready to eat
Ready to eat with tea or coffee

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