How to make Mixed Nuts Pulao -

Pulao cooked with a combination of mixed nuts and mixed seeds.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम), Cashewnuts (काजू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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Mixed Nuts Pulao

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mixed Nuts Pulao Recipe

  • Almonds 8-10

  • Cashewnuts 8-10

  • Walnuts 8-10

  • Basmati rice cooked 3 cups

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cloves 6-8

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • White sesame seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Flax seeds 1/4 cup

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1/2 teaspoon

  • black sesame seeds (kale til) 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Curry leaves 6-8

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Green peas 1/4 cup

  • Aloo salli as required

  • Bikaneri sev as required


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, cloves, mustard seeds, white sesame seeds, flax seeds, fenugreek seeds, black sesame seeds, almonds, cashewnuts and walnuts and toss to mix.

Step 2

Add green chillies and curry leaves and sauté for a minute. Add onion and sauté for a minute. Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, crushed peppercorns, salt and green peas, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 3

Add India Gate Basmati Rice, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 4

Serve hot garnished with aloo salli and sev.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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