Easy To Make Bengali Pulao

Ingredients:

• 500 gm – Rice
• 2 – Bay Leaf
• 30 gm – Raisins
• 14 – Cashewnuts
• 6 – Cloves
• 6 – Cardamoms
• 1 inch piece – Cinnamon
• 1 – onion, sliced
• 1 tsp – Ginger paste
• 1/2 tsp – Sugar
• Salt to taste
• 4 cups – hot water
• Saffron – 3 strands, soaked in a tbsp of Milk
• 200 gm – oil

Method:

  1. Clean, wash and drain rice.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel.
  3. Add bay leaves and onion slices. Fry till golden brown. Add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, cashews and ginger paste. Fry till light brown.
  4. Add rice, salt and sugar. Stir fry for a few minutes.
  5. Add raisins and saffron-milk mixture and mix.
  6. Add 4 cups of hot water and continue to mix. Cover and cook till rice is done.
  7. Garnish with nuts and fried onions.

Recipe courtesy of Sify Bawarchi