basanti pulao | How to make basanti pulao

By Swati Mookherjee  |  31st May 2017  |  
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About basanti pulao Recipe

a bengali pulao recipe mainly cooked during Durga Puja. Basanti means the yellow colour.This pulao looks yellowish as per its name,a littke sweet rice dish.

basanti pulao is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Swati Mookherjee teaches how to make basanti pulao step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook basanti pulao in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare basanti pulao at home. This amazing and mouthwatering basanti pulao takes 60 minutes for the preparation and 25 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this basanti pulao is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then basanti pulao is a good option for you. The flavour of basanti pulao is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this basanti pulao and impress your family and friends.

basanti pulao

Ingredients to make basanti pulao

  • 750 gms govindavog rice(aromatic rice)
  • ghee 4 tblspn
  • cashews
  • raisins
  • whole garam masala,bay leaves for tempering
  • making akhni water-
  • 20 green cardamom
  • 5black cardamom
  • cinnamon sitck 2( 2")
  • cloves 15
  • Star anis 1
  • mace 3
  • nutmeg 2 pinch
  • jafran 1 tspn
  • salt
  • sugar

How to make basanti pulao

  1. soaked thd rice foor 1 hour
  2. in between, make the yakhni water by boiling all those ingredients
  3. You have put water, the quantity should be double of the rice,so take to boil the water more of that. so that after boiling 40/45 min it will become just double of your rice amount.
  4. now take ghee in a pan,add whole garam masala,bay leaves for tempering, add soaked rice,saute it
  5. then add the yakhni water along with cashews and raisins,
  6. bring into a boil by keeping a lid. check the rice if would slightly cooked
  7. Then switch off the flame,keep a tight lid and put in dum for 5/7 min
  8. give standing time,check whether the rice is completely cooked or not.
  9. serve.

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