basanti pulao | How to make basanti pulao

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About basanti pulao

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.

The delicious and mouthwatering basanti pulao is a famous dish of West Bengal and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. basanti pulao is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of basanti pulao. Swati Mookherjee shared this basanti pulao recipe which is perfect to serve for 6 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious basanti pulao. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious basanti pulao recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time60mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves6People
basanti pulao

Ingredients to make basanti pulao

  • 750 gms govindavog rice(aromatic rice)
  • ghee 4 tblspn
  • Cashews
  • 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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