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Author sreya85 Servings 0 persons
Published August 17, 2007 Cooking Time (mins)
Main Ingredient Rice Preparation Time mins

Zafrani Pulao means saffron rice. Basmati rice cooked in a sweet and rich blend of spices and nuts. basmathi rice cooked with safron and nuts

Recipe of Zafrani Pulao

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Rice (long, grained)  2 Cup
Sugar  1/2 Cup
Ghee  4 Teaspoons
Almonds.  18-20 Numbers
Cashew nuts.  12-15 Numbers
Saffron   Pinch
Nutmeg Powder  1/4 Teaspoons
Green Cardamom Powder  1/2 Teaspoons

  1. Wash rice twice and soak in just enough water to cover it for half an hour. Drain excess water.
  2. Place almonds and cashew nuts in a flat microwave dish and cook, uncovered on Microwave medium (70%) for five minutes. Let them cool and thinly slice the almonds. Halve the cashew nuts.
  3. In a deep casserole, mix ghee and rice and cook, uncovered, on Microwave high (100%) for two minutes.
  4. Stir. Cook, uncovered on Microwave high (100%) for two minutes more.
  5. Mix nutmeg powder, green Cardamom powder, saffron, raisins and sugar into the rice.
  6. Add three and a half cups of water and milk and stir once.
  7. Cover and cook on Microwave high (100%) for fifteen minutes.
  8. Allow standing time for five minutes.
  9. Garnish with almonds and cashew nuts. Serve hot.
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