Shahi Pulao

By on December 19, 2011

 Shahi Pulao

Ingredients

Uncooked rice – 4 teacups
Cashewnuts – 2 tablespoon
Raisins – 2 tablespoon
Paneer cubes – 4 tablespoons
Boiled green peas – 2 teacup
Finely chopped green chillies – 4
Shah-jira – 2 teaspoon
Cinnamon – 4 sticks
Cloves – 4
Cardamoms – 6
Fruit pieces (any stewed fruit) – 2 tablespoon
Saffron – 1 teaspoon
Ghee – 8 tablespoons
Salt to taste

Method

1. Boil the rice, seperate its grains , drain and allow it to cool

2. Heat the ghee and fry the cashewnuts. Remove and keep aside.

3. Fry the raisins in the same ghee. Remove and keep aside.

4. Add the shah-jira, cinnamon, cloves, cardamoms and green chillies to the ghee and fry again.

5. Add the rice, paneer, green peas, fruit pieces, paste and salt and mix well.

6. Warm the saffron a little, rub in a little warm water and add to the rice.

7. Decorate with the fried cashewnuts and raisins.

8. Serve hot with curds or curry.