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Madhur Pulao

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Ingredients
  Basmati 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Raisins 50 Gram
  Soaked almonds 12 , soaked in warm water
  Cashew nuts 12
  Dried coconut 50 Gram, cut into small pieces
  Green cardamoms 4
  Cinnamon 2
  Cloves 3
  Bay leaves 3
  Salt To Taste
  Ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Saffron strands 4 , soaked in 1 tbsp warm water
  Silver leaf 1 (For Decoration)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Wash the rice thoroughly.
2 In a bowl, soak rice in double the quantity of water.
3 In a separate bowl, soak raisins in warm water.
4 Peel the outer skin of the almonds and chop finely.
5 Sliver the cashew nuts.

MAKING
6 In a deep pan, heat the ghee.
7 Add in the cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves, dried fruits, bay leaf, dried coconut, sugar and salt; stir.
8 Gradually add in the soaked rice and mix well.
9 Pour in enough water and simmer, covered for about 20 minutes, until the water is absorbed and the rice is cooked.
10 Uncover, and pour in the dissolved saffron.
11 Gently stir to mix.

SERVING
12 Decorate with silver leaf and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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