14.7.11

Zarda Pulao

This is a sweet Mughlai dish made from rice.It can be served as a dessert or snack.




Ingredients;
Basmati rice-1cup,soaked for 20 to 30 mins in cold water
Cardamom-2 pods
Cloves-2
Cinnamon-1/2 inch
Ghee-2tbsp
Milk-1cup
Sugar-5tbsp
Water
Saffron-1pinch
Yellow food colour-(optional)
Raisins,cashew nuts,walnuts,coconut chips-3 to 4 tbsp




Boil the water with cardamom and the colour if you opt to.Add the rice to this and cook till rice is 3/4th done.Strain the rice.Boil the milk with saffron.Now in a pan ,add ghee.Add the whole spices then the nuts,raisins and coconut chips.When the cashews are lightly brown add rice.Stir it gently for a minute.Pour the milk and add the sugar ;cover the lid.Leave it to cook for 3 to 4 mins on low flame.The milk will be absorbed by the rice and will be cooked perfect.
Serve hot or cold!!!!!!!!!!




*You may even opt to add khoya -if so add it at the end and let it cook for 2 mins more on low flame.
*Red cherries and pineapples can be added to the pulao.

20 comments:

Radhika said...

Way to go Biny. My mouth waters just imagining the taste of the rice. yum yum

Umm Mymoonah said...

Wish I could have a mouthful of this pulav, looks very tempting.

a girl's diary said...

lovely pulao recipe Biny

Tina said...

pulao sounds yummy yummy...

sangee vijay said...

wow...so flavorful..i am able to feel the flavors in it...so good n neatly presented...

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Yummy yummy....Looks rich and delicious...

Suja said...

Delicious a nd tempting pulao..thanks for the recipe dear

ANU said...

yummy pallette...very nicely presented and wonderful clicks like the recipe would taste....

Prathima Rao said...

Delicious, royal pulao Biny!!
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SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

Nice pulao !! so inviting and looks wonderful !!

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DD said...

looks very awesome biny!!!


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aipi said...

Exotic is the word for this one ~ my hubs loves this pulao!
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Torviewtoronto said...

love this aromatic sweet rice deliciously done

hemalata said...

Mouthwatering pulao and lovely presentation.

Plateful said...

I've never tasted this but I'm loving the sound of this sweet rice variation. Looks yummy!

Renee said...

biny....Yum!! It looks really delish. Love the presentation too:)

Nisha said...

Yummy !

thekitchenaffaire said...

Wow. hearing it for the first time. Looks yummy.. i love all kinds of mughlai dishes :D Yum

divya said...

WOW!!! This is absolutely tempting & yummy!!!

Rosita Vargas said...

Exquisite risotto creamy and very fragrant luxury I love, hugs.