Pulao is a spicy rice dish prepared by cooking rice with various vegetable spices or meat depending on food choices. The right quantity of masalas and the experience of making it is what makes it extra special. We have enlisted some fantastic restaurants and age-old eateries which offer mind-blowing veg/non-veg Pulao. Read more to savor your cravings of the fantabulous cuisine Pulao!
One of the highest rated vegetarian restaurants of the area, it offers pure-vegetarian delights from South and North Indian cuisines. The place has decent interiors with a charming ambiance, but the food is where the real magic lies. Especially the epic full of masala Pulav made from the best quality ingredients using authentic recipes, it is impossible not to lose your foodie-heart to this eatery. If you still might seem unsure, their pocket-friendly pricing will do the trick. Their Pulao is surely a must try.
Where: Siddam Setty Complex, 20, 21, Ground Floor, Ganapathi Temple Rd, 7th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru
Meghana Foods, Indiranagar
The city’s favorite destination to enjoy authentic, perfectly flavored and addictively delicious vegetable Pulao, is this amazing casual dining restaurant which also offers North Indian and Chinese preparations. With spacious classy interiors carrying a hunger-inducingly peaceful ambiance, their pocket-friendly prices do come has a happy surprise. Gorging on their different types of Pulao’s and Dum Aloo Biryani is highly recommended.
Where: First Metro Station, 544, Chinmaya Mission Hospital Rd, Hoysala Nagar, Indiranagar, Bengaluru
Mandi, JP Nagar
A fine dining restaurant that provides a breathtaking escape from the rush of the city. It is a complete buffet restaurant and caters a wide range of South and North Indian dishes. Their super tasty Pulao is simply finger licking only leaving you yearning for more. This famous restaurant offers best south Indian flavors as with riches spiced authentic south Indian masalas. A mouthful of Pulao at Mandi is an absolute blessed feeling for sure.
Where: 949, 2nd Floor, 24th Main Road, Near Raghavendra matham Signal, 2nd Phase, JP Nagar, Bengaluru
Bn Sambaiah Shetty, Shivajinagar
BN Sambaiah Setty tiffin room is located in Dharmaraj Koli street of Shivaji Nagar. A piping-hot bowl of pulao served in leaves with Cucumber raita is something you don’t find in other parts of the city. People come from places to taste this and there’s a huge fan-following out there for Sambaiah’s pulao. It is called as the red-chili pulao which comes with breadsticks which you got to try, no matter what!.
Where: No 90/2, Dharmaraja Koil St, Bharati Nagar, Shivaji Nagar, Bengaluru
Namma SLN, Gandhibazar
Who doesn’t love to eat at a cafe that not only serves delicious South Indian food but also at extremely moderate prices? SLN is one of Bengaluru’s exceptional eatery with authentic south Indian breakfast eats known for its flavourful Veg Pulao. The veg Pulao served here is out of the world!. It is a small restaurant with a very simple set up but offering dishes with an exceptional taste like nowhere. Having Namma SLN’s incredibly tasty Pulao with fresh raita and chutney will simply have you addicted to it.
Where: Gandhi Bazaar, Basavanagudi, Bengaluru.
Muddanna Hotel, S.L.N Lunch Home, Halsurpete
It is largely known for its stomach convincing Pulao served piping hot on a plantain leaf. It comes with Muddanna’s signature style and nowhere in the city, you find Pulav of this kind. Not loaded with masala and vegetables, it looks simple but tastes great. It will be served with Chutney which is simply unbeatable. One specialty of Muddanna is their combos like Idly, Pulav, and Kharabath. They have names like ‘Shankar Guru’, ‘Thrimurthy’, ‘Chaturmkukha’ which goes with Dr.Rajkumar’s popular movies. In fact, Dr.Rajkumar used to visit this place for Pulav and that’s the loyalty it has.
Where: 39, Halsurpete, Nagarathpete, Bengaluru.
Mysore Pulav, Basaveshwara Nagar
Heard of Hanumanthu Mutton Pulav from Mysore? Yes, this legendary place is now open as Mysore Pulav in Modi Hospital Rd, West of Chord Road. Lucky isn’t it?. Getting a taste of their popular Mutton Pulao turns out to be a herculean task because of the heavy crowd and their short timings. One would have to wait in queues for an hour to place our order and then again some to collect. Well, a plate of Hanumanthus hot Mutton Pulao, Mutton Chops or Curry Leaf Chicken. Is all worth it. Surely a must visit.
Where: Dr MC Modi Hospital Rd, West of Chord Road 2nd Stage, Manjunath Nagar, Basaveshwar Nagar
Asha Food Camp, Malleswaram
Heard of Asha Sweets Malleswaram?. Yes, it is their own exceptional restaurant initiative. The food camp offers amazing North and South Indian, Chinese delicacies. Their pulao is a must try to all the pure veg pulao lovers out there. They have set their own standards of sober, quality dishes with fresh ingredients with no extreme spices and mind-blowing taste. Their Pulao with tenderly cooked vegetables and a fine blend of masalas is certainly a must try.
Where: No. 87, 10th Cross, Anjaneya Temple St, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru.
SGS Non-Veg Gundu Pulav, Jayanagar
The original Gundu Palav started at Balepete and now they have many branches in Bangalore. The shop at Malleshwaram is open exclusively for authentic desi Pulao with some traditional kshatriya kabab and chicken side dishes. Their Mutton pulao and chicken pulao with rich desi masalas are incredible with an out of the world taste. I personally enjoy The Mutton pulao served here is equally juicy and fresh. The rice is very fluffy, fragrant, not clumpy. Gundu Pulav is a must try.
Where: Shop No 4th T Block, 121, 10th Main Rd, 5th Block East, RBI Colony, Jayanagar, Bengaluru
Hotel Sagar, Rajajinagar
One of the best pulao points of Bangalore. This well-known eatery of Rajajinagar is known for its amazing ‘Tawa Pulao’. Sagar offers some mind-blowing Tawa Pulao freshly transferred from the Tawa and served with butter and raita. People from across the city come over to have the exquisite dishes they serve. One among the very craved for cuisine is their famous ‘Tawa Pulao’ which has a unique taste which you cannot find elsewhere!.
Where: Dr Rajkumar Rd, Mariappanapalya, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru
Make sure you do not miss on visiting these absolute Pulao points of Bangalore. If you know any other places of this kind then let us know in the comments below.