Basanti Pulao

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - basmati rice
  • 1/2 cup - sugar (or according to taste)
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • pinch of saffron
  • 3-4 - small cardamoms
  • 1/2 cup - pure ghee
  • 1/2 cup - mixed nuts (raisins sliced)
  • Almonds, blanched and sliced
  • Silver foil (optional)

How to Make Basanti Pulao

  • Preboil the rice till a little underdone and drain the water.
  • Mix the sugar with the water, saffron and cardamoms, to make the sugar syrup.
  • Heat the ghee and lightly fry the rice. Add the sugar syrup and nuts to the rice.
  • Cover and simmer on very low flame till done.
  • Serve hot garnished with silver foil (if using) and a few almonds.