Preparation time : - 15 minutes Serves : - 2
Ingredients : - 250 grams basmati rice, 1 medium sized onion, 2 tablespoons milk, 10 grams cashew nut, 10 grams walnut, 1 centimeter cinnamon stick, 1 gram kesar(saffron), 3 cardamoms, 5 cloves, 1 pinch turmeric powder, 1/2 litre water, 5 tablespoons oil and salt to taste.
Rice Recipe: Kashmiri pulao
HOW TO PREPARE : - Cut the onion into thin long slices. Now wash the rice and drain it completely. Now soak the rice for ten to fifteen minutes. Now soak the kesar (saffron) in the milk and set it aside. Now take a pan and pour the 2 tablespoons oil in it and bring to heat. Once the oil is hot add the cashew nuts and walnuts and fry. When it turns golden brown ad the onions and saute till the onions turn a dark brown and set it aside. Now take another pan and pour the remaining oil and bring to heat. Once the oil has heated up well add the cloves, cardamoms, cinnamon and saute briefly. Next add the turmeric and then follow it with the rice. Mix well and saute. Next add the saffron milk and ix well. Add the 1/2 litre water after heating it up and add salt to taste and stir well. Let it cook till the rice is nicely done. Ensure that the grains are separate and turn off the flame. Garnish with the fried onions, cashew nuts and walnuts.