Kashmiri Pulao Recipe

  • 500gms Long Grain (Basmati) Rice
  • 100gms Onion sliced vertically
  • 5gms Cinnamon (dalchini)
  • 5gms cardamom (Elaichi)
  • 5gms cloves
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1gm saffron (kesar)
  • 10 ml Milk
  • 20gms walnut
  • 20gms cashew nut
  • 1litre water
  • 50gms oil
  • salt to taste
How to make kashmiri pulao:
  1. Wash and soak rice.
  2. Heat oil and fry onions till golden brown and remove.
  3. Fry whole spices, turmeric powder, add rice and sauté.
  4. Add half-saffron dissolved in little warm milk.
  5. Add hot water and mix well.
  6. Cook a little. Finish with remaining saffron and cook till grains are separated and done.
  7. Garnish kashmiri pulao with fried onions, walnuts & cashew nuts.