Republic Day Special- Tri Colored Pulao (Rangila Pulao)

A Simple yet Delicious Recipe to represent the Indian Flag.  This Simple dish of rice Pula is definately going to make your Republic day a joyous one with its flavour and its representation with tri colors of our flag is a treat to eyes.

Serves: 4

Ready in: 15 to 30 mins


400g Kohinoor Basmati rice, washed, soaked in enough cold water to cover for 30 minutes and drained
2 tbsp sunflower oil
90g onion, finely sliced
2 cinnamon sticks
4 cloves
4 green cardamoms
salt to taste
a few drops of veggie red and green food coloring
1 tomato, sliced


  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onions, cinnamon sticks, cloves and green cardamoms. Sauté until the onions are golden.
  2. Add the drained rice and stir carefully, coating the rice grains with the oil.
  3. Add 960ml of hot water and the salt. Stir well and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan and cook until the water is absorbed and the rice is tender and fluffy.
  4. Remove the pan from the heat and take 120ml of cooked rice and mix with a couple of drops of the red food coloring. Take another 120ml of cooked rice and mix with a couple of drops of the green food coloring. Finally, arrange the three colors of rice in a bowl, using the carrot and tomato to decorate.


Enjoy this delicious Food at home and get indulge in the feeling of Republic Day.

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