Brown Rice Mushroom Pilaf (Pulao)

by Shweta Gulati

A wholesome and flavoursome nutritious meal with goodness of mushrooms.Easy to cook,Good to eat.


  • 1 big onion sliced finely
  • 1/2 cup fresh button mushrooms diced finely
  • 1/2 cup Brown Rice
  • 1/4 tsp of soya sauce
  • 1/4 tsp of black pepper powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tablespoon of Oil (I’ve used olive oil)
  • Onion greens.


  1. Soak rice for at least 2 hours
  2. Cook rice with little salt aldante.
  3. Strain water and run through cold water.
  4. In a nonstick / thick bottom pan add oil.
  5. At low flame saute onions till brown. Keep aside
  6. To the same oil add mushrooms, cook till they loose moisture and turn little brown (at high to medium flame). Keep them aside.
  7. In the remaining oil add black pepper powder.
  8. Add Rice and soy sauce.
  9. As per taste sprinkle salt.
  10. At low flame mix up well.
  11. Add sauteed mushrooms and onions.
  12. Garnish with onion greens and sprinkle freshly grounded black pepper.
  13. Serve Hot.