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Bengali Pulao Recipe

Bengali Pulao is a popular Indian Main
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family Friendly Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 500 g - Rice
  • 2 - Bay Leaves
  • 30 g - Raisins
  • 12 to 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 soaked in a tbsp of Milk
  • 200 g - oil
  • How to Make Bengali Pulao:

    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.
    4. Add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, cashews and ginger paste. Fry till light brown.
    5. Add rice, salt and sugar. Stir fry for a few minutes.
    6. Add raisins and saffron-milk mixture and mix.
    7. Add 4 cups of hot water and continue to mix. Cover and cook till rice is done.
    8. Garnish with nuts and fried onions.



     

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