Zafrani Pulao Recipe

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Zafrani Pulao
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Main course
Preparation Time:
Zafrani pulao takes 20 minutes for preparation and 30 miutes to cook and serves 4.
Indian Cuisine
Measuring cup, Stirring spoon, A bowl, Pan
Skill Level:
Quick And Easy

Zafrani Pulao Ingredients

  • Basmati rice – 2 cups
  • Cashew nuts – 12 pieces
  • Almonds – 20 pieces.
  • Raisins – 20 to 25 pieces
  • Saffron – 1 to 2 pinch
  • Nutmeg powder – ¼ teaspoon
  • Ghee – 4 tsp
  • Pomegranate seeds – ½ tsp (optional)
  • Green cardamom powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Sugar ½ cup
  • Milk ¼ cup

Preparation Method for Zafrani Pulao Recipe

  • Wash the basmati rice with water twice and soak it in enough quantity of water to cover it up for half an hour.
  • Place the pan on stove and heat ghee.
  • Add almonds, raisins and cashew nuts and fry them gently.
  • When this fried dry fruits mixtures cool, slice almonds thinly and break cashew nut in to two.
  • Now drain the excess water from the bowl in which rice is soaked.
  • In the pan containing dry fruits, add rice and overheat gently for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add green cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and boil milk and sugar
  • Add saffron, pomegranate seeds, and rice with three and a half cups of boiling water to cook the rice.
  • Stir this mixture once and cover the pan with a lid and let it heat on low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Later, garnish with almonds, raisins and cashew nuts.
  • Zafrani pulao is ready to serve.