Go Back

Orange Pulao | How to make Orange Pulao

Orange Pulao is a delicious one pot meal made with Orange juice with spices, that’s not sweet yet tastes fruity and great as such!
Course Dinner, Lunch Box, Main Dish - Rice
Cuisine India
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Party, Winter Recipes
By Diet Kid Friendly
Author Srivalli


For the Rice

  • 1 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1 cup Orange Juice fresh
  • 1/2 cup Carrot
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala

For Tempering

  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • 1 Cinnamon
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 Bay leaf
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • Handful Mint leaves

To garnish

  • Few Cashew Nuts
  • Few Raisins
  • Few Almonds


  • Peel the orange and take in a blender along with the carrot. Blend to extract juice and run through a sieve to remove the pith.
  • Wash and soak the rice for 20 mins.
  • In a nonstick pan, heat ghee and roast the raisins and nuts. Keep it aside.
  • In the same pan, saute the whole spices for a few minutes, then add slit green chilies, mint leaves.
  • Add drained rice, and saute well. Add the orange juice along with coconut milk.
  • Simmer and cook till done. This takes about 15 mins. The last few minutes can be cooked over a pan for the rice to settle down well.
  • Fluff the rice before serving.
  • Garnish with raisins and roasted nuts.
Tried this recipe?Mention @spicingyourlife_ or tag #spicingyourlife_!