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Paleo Indian “Rice” Recipe – Pilau “Rice”

By Paleo4beginners

How To Make Paleo Pilau Rice

Pilau rice is an essential part of any Indian curry feast. Walk into any Indian restaurant, take away and Pilau rice is the featured side dish which is why I missed it so much when I first went Paleo. After a lot of trial and error, this is ,my perfect Paleo Indian Pilau “rice” recipe.

Paleo Indian “Rice” Recipe – Pilau “Rice”

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  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • Small cinnamon stick
  • Small sprinkle cloves
  • Small sprinkle cardamoms
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • 750 g cauliflower rice
  • Optional stock cube (if no vegetarians to serve)


  1. Fry cinnamon, cardamom and cloves in heated oil in a large casserole dish.
  2. Add onion and fry til golden
  3. Add rice to pan and fry gently for around 8 minutes. Crush stock cube here if using.
  4. Optional – you can make this into a vegetable pilau by adding some peas and carrots to the pan just after step 2.


5 Mins

Prep Time

15 Mins

Cooking Time

Paleo Indian “Rice” Recipe – Pilau “Rice”

Paleo Indian “Rice” Recipe – Pilau “Rice”
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