Monday, January 28, 2013

Kashmiri Pulao

Kashmiri Pulao is famous for its unique taste, a little sweet, fruity and nutty dish; Loaded with the goodness of dry fruits, rich cream and some spices. This recipe which I wished to prepare for quite some time and which I managed to prepare this week.

 For Rice :
Basmati rice – 1cup
Ghee-1 tspn
Sugar-1 tspn
Saffron strands – few (soaked in milk)
Water-1 and 1/2 cup
Milk-1 and 1/2 cup
Spices for Kashmiri Pulao
Cinnamon stick - half inch pieces - 2
Cloves - 3
Cardamom – 1
Dry fruits for Kashmiri Pulao :
Ghee-1 tspn
Cashews, almonds, raisins, -1/2cup
Veggies & fruits:
Beans-1/2 cup
Carrot-1/2 cup
Green Peas - 1/2 cup
Pomegranate seeds - 3 tbsps
seedless grapes - 1/2 cup
Dates-1/4 cup
Paneer-1/4 cup
1.Gently wash rice and soak in water for about 10-15 minutes.
2.Cook the mixed vegetables the peas, beans and carrot pieces in boiling water for 5-7 minsand keep aside.
3.In 2 tbsp of ghee, fry the cashew nuts,blanched almonds and raisins and paneer cubes for 2 mins under low heat and keep aside.
4. Heat ghee in a pan. Add cloves, cinnamon, cumin seeds, bay leaf and cardamoms. When the smell of the spices evolves, add soaked gradually and fry for 2 minutes..
5.When all of the rice has been added, Add the mixture of cream, milk, sugar and salt. Add half a cup of water. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer till cooked.
6.In cooked rice add salt, depending upon taste. Then add thecooked  veggies, cashew nuts, rains,almonds and paneer.Stir for 4-5 mins. Turn off heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
7.Finally add the fresh fruits, half of the roasted cashews and raisins and mix well.


Kitchen Chronicles said...

Pulao looks very nice and colourful.

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks colorful and delicious :)

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lubnakarim06 said...

That's an extremely delectable rice variety.... said...

Pulao luks very beautiful n colourful.

Prathima Rao said...

Colorful & inviting pulao!!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Cornr

Priya Suresh said...

Inviting,rich,nutty and droolworthy pulao;

Rafeeda AR said...

really yummy pulao... glad to be ur follower..