Kheema Pulav
This one-pot flavoursome rice recipe is enough to ignite your senses with its mere sight. The varied spices added into it enhances the aroma and makes this dish ideal for special occasions.
Kheema Pulav

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-30 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15-17 Min


  • For Kheema Pulav: 2 cups rice
  • water
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 3 cinnaman sticks
  • 7 cloves
  • 6 green cardamoms
  • 3 chopped onions
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp coriande powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 500 gm minced meat
  • salt
  • 3 chopped tomatoes
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • water
  • 4 green chillies
  • chopped coriander
  • 4 tbsp saffron milk
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • mint leaves


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Kheema Pulav: In a bowl add basmati rice, water and let it soak.
  2. 2

    In a heated pan add oil, ghee, cinnamon sticks, cloves, cardamoms and leave it.
  3. 3

    Add chopped onions, ginger - garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and mix it well.
  4. 4

    Add minced meat, salt, chopped tomatoes and mix it up.
  5. 5

    Add yoghurt, water and let it soak.
  6. 6

    Add whole green chillies, freshly chopped coriander leaves and let it cook.
  7. 7

    In a pan add cooked kheema, rice, saffron milk, melted ghee and let it cook.
  8. 8

    To garnish add mint leaves and Kheema Pulav is ready to serve.
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