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Cuisine (Food) of Bihar
Pulao

Pulao is a spicy rice dish prepared by cooking rice with various vegetables and spices. In this recipe, assortment of spices, veggies and rice are first sautéed in oil and ghee and then cooked in pressure cooker as one would cook plain rice. However, the uniqueness of this Pulao recipe lies in use of bay leaf, cinnamon and cloves which provides nice and complex aromatic feel that simply makes juices flowing in mouth.
In some cases, the rice may also attain its brown color by being stirred with pieces of cooked onion, as well as a mix of spices. Depending on the local cuisine, it may also contain meat, vegetables, and (dried) fruits.

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