How to make Kashmiri Pulao - SK Khazana -

A rich pulao with nuts and simple masalas – a traditional dish from Kashmir

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Basmati rice (बासमती चावल), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Kashmiri

Course : Rice

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Kashmiri Pulao - SK Khazana

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Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kashmiri Pulao - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Basmati rice soaked for 20 minutes & drained 1 1/2 cups

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Green cardamoms 3

  • Cinnamon 1 inches

  • Cloves 3-4

  • Black cardamoms 2

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Cumin seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Cashewnuts halved 10-12

  • Raisins 20-22

  • Fennel seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried ginger powder 1 teaspoon

  • Saffron strands a few

  • Onions deep-fried 3/4 cup

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add green cardamoms, cinnamon sticks, cloves, black cardamoms, bay leaf, cumin seeds, cashewnuts, raisins, fennel seeds, asafoetida, dried ginger powder, saffron strands, basmati rice, fried onions, and salt and mix well.

Step 2

Add 3 cups water and mix well. Cover and cook till the rice is well cooked.

Step 3

Transfer onto a serving platter, garnish with some fried onion and a few saffron strands and serve hot.

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