Zafrani Pulao | How to make Zafrani Pulao

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About Zafrani Pulao

It is a mughlai pulao in which good amount of zafran (saffron) soaked in milk is used as a main ingredient. It is a very tasty royal dish which you can serve in any party.

Zafrani Pulao is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Mughlai cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Zafrani Pulao at your home. Zafrani Pulao by Sangeeta Basak will help you to prepare the perfect Zafrani Pulao at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 15 minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Zafrani Pulao.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves2People
Zafrani Pulao

Ingredients to make Zafrani Pulao

  • Raw basmati rice 2 cup
  • Ghee 3 tablespoon
  • Whole green cardamom 6
  • Whole clove 5-6
  • Whole cinnamon stick 2 inch
  • Whole bay leaves 2
  • Whole shahi jeera (cumin seeds) 1/2 teaspoon
  • Nutmeg powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Mace powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cow milk 1.5 cup
  • Water 1.25 cup
  • Saffron 3/4 teaspoon
  • Onion sliced 1 large size
  • Oil to deep fry onion
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar to taste
  • Raisins 20-25
  • Cashew nuts 12-15
  • For garnishing/serving
  • Tomato rose 1
  • Few homemade gobi pakora

How to make Zafrani Pulao

  1. Soak the saffron into the milk and keep aside.
  2. Wash the basmati rice, soak into water for 15 minutes and after that drain the excess water.
  3. Take a wok, heat oil and fry the onions till golden brown.
  4. Take pressure cooker and add ghee in it.
  5. Add whole cardamom, clove, bay leaf, cinnamon stick, shahi jeera, nutmeg and mace powder. Let them sputter.
  6. Add cashew nuts, raisins in it and saute it.
  7. Add soaked rice, stir it very gently for 1 or 2 minutes.
  8. Add 1.25 cup water and saffron milk.
  9. Add salt and sugar to taste.
  10. Add fried onion in it.
  11. Cover the pressure cooker and just wait for 1 whistle.
  12. After that switch off the flame and when steam is absorbed, open the pressure cooker.
  13. Serve it hot with any garnishing or as it is. I served it with gobi pakora and tomato rose.
My Tip: Basmati rice should not be soaked more than 15 minutes. If you want you can use few almonds also.

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