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ZAFRANI PULAO Vegetarian-Dish

A mix of rich ingredients like dry fruits, whole spices, sugar and milk are used to make this dish of sweet, saffron rice.



Ingredients

Rice (long, grained)
: 2 cups
Sugar
: 1/2 cup
Ghee
: 4 tsp
Almonds
: 18-20
Cashew nuts
: 12-15
Pinch
: Saffron
Nutmeg Powder
: 1/4 tsp
Green Cardamom Powder
: 1/2 tsp

Zafrani Pulao

Method

  • Wash rice twice and soak in just enough water to cover it for half an hour. Drain excess water.
  • Place almonds and cashew nuts in a flat microwave dish and cook, uncovered on Microwave medium (70%) for five minutes. Let them cool and thinly slice the almonds. Halve the cashew nuts.
  • In a deep casserole, mix ghee and rice and cook, uncovered, on Microwave high (100%) for two minutes.
  • Stir. Cook, uncovered on Microwave high (100%) for two minutes more.
  • Mix nutmeg powder, green cardamom powder, saffron, raisins and sugar into the rice.
  • Add three and a half cups of water and milk and stir once.
  • Cover and cook on Microwave high (100%) for fifteen minutes.
  • Allow standing time for five minutes.
  • Garnish with almonds and cashew nuts. Serve hot.