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Delicious Pineapple Pulao Recipe

Delicious Pineapple Pulao Recipe

Delicious Pineapple Pulao Recipe

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Cuisine pakistan
Servings 4
Calories 437 kcal


  • 1 cup Basmati Rice
  • 2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp  Milk
  • A  pinch Saffron
  • 2 Onion
  • 4 tsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 tsp Ghee
  • 1⁄4  piece  Cinnamon
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 tsp  Jeera
  • 1 Star Anise
  • 1 cup Pineapple
  • 6 tbsp Almonds
  • 0.5 cup Tutti Frutti


  • Soak saffron in a tbsp of warm milk, Set aside.
  • Soak basmati rice in water for atleast 20mins, Set aside.
  • After 20mins, drain water from the rice add saffron milk along with spices. Add water.
  • Pressure cook for 3 whistles or until rice is done. Switch off, let the pressure release bu itself. Slowly open and fluff it up with a fork. Add ghee.
  • Add required salt, mix well and set aside. Take pineapple in a pan, add sugar and cook covered for 10mins.
  • When it becomes a bit soft, switch off. Add a tsp of ghee toast almonds, then tutti frutti. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan – add jeera, let it crackle then add onion fry till transparent then add cooked saffron rice.
  • Now add pineapple, tutti frutti, almonds and toss it well.
  • Your Pineapple pulao is ready to be served.


  • Don't add pineapple while rice is hot it will leave out water.
  • You can even add fried onions.
  • The pulao is mildly sweet. The addition of tutti frutti adds a nice twist to this rice.

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