Bengali Pilau Rice

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated : 4.5 Stars
4.5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

How to Make Bengali Pilau Rice

  • Prepare the whole shelled peanuts by soaking them in hot water for 1/2 hour and then removing the skin.
  • Crush the cardamom seeds and cinnamon sticks and skin the ginger and chop it into small strips.
  • Wash the rice and cook in plenty of water with a little turmeric.
  • After about 20 minutes, drain off the water using a colander.
  • Melt the butter in another saucepan.
  • Add the peanuts and heat until they turn a little brown.
  • Next add the sultanas and heat until they puff up (about 1 minute), then add bay leaves.
  • Now add ginger and fry till brown and add the crushed cinnamon and cardamom .
  • Fry the mixture together for a minute.
  • Take the saucepan off the heat and now add the rice.
  • Mix well with a wooden spatula.
  • Finally add salt and sugar to taste and mix.
  • Recipe Courtesy: http://maneadige.blogspot.com/