Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Recipe for Fruits and Nuts pulao rice - How to make fruits and nuts pulao rice

My kids love this fruits and nuts pulao because of fruits and nuts as it gives some sweetness to the pulao. It is also very easy to make as vegetable pulao.

Ingredients:(serves 3 people)
  • Rice -2 cups(Basmati)
  • Golden raisins - 1/4 cup
  • Pine apple cut into mini cubes - 1/2 cup
  • Diced almonds, pitted cashews and diced pista - 1/2 cup
  • Butter - 2 tbsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Whole garam masala - fennel seeds, bay leaves, cloves, cardamoms, cinnamon, mace(jathipathri)
  • Mint - some
  • Coriander leaves
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Salt to taste

1. Add some salt and cook the rice with 3 cups of water. Once the rice is cooked and cool it by pouring into big bowl or basin. Add 1 or 2 tbsp of oil to the rice so it wont be sticky.
2. Take the pan and heat it with 2 tbsp of ghee. Fry the raisins. Once raisins popped up, take the raisins and keep it aside. Now fry the diced almonds, cashews and pista until it gets golden color. Once done, take it from the pan and keep is aside.
3. Take the medium pan, add butter and oil. Once heated, add the whole garam masala.
Once it becomes golden color, add mint leaves, green chillies and coriander leaves. Stir for 2 or 3 minutes to get it mixed well.
4. Now the add the rice, fried raisins, nuts and pineapple, mix it very well.

Now fruits and nuts pulao is ready which is very tasty and healthy food..Yummy!!!

For this pulao the best combination is malai kofta and panner butter gravy.

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