Zafrani Pulao / Saffron Rice | How to make Zafrani Pulao / Saffron Rice

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About Zafrani Pulao / Saffron Rice

A flavorsome recipe made exotic with saffron, spices and dry fruits.

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  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves2People
Zafrani Pulao / Saffron Rice

Ingredients to make Zafrani Pulao / Saffron Rice

  • Basmati rice 1 cup
  • Water 1 and 1/4 cup
  • Milk 3/4 cup, divded
  • Ghee 2 tablespoon
  • Shahijeera 1/2 teaspoon
  • Dalchini piece 1/2 inch
  • Cloves 3-4
  • Bay leaf 1
  • Green cardamom 2
  • Star anise 1
  • Broken cashews 10-12
  • Raisins 15-20
  • Silvered Almonds fistful
  • Nutmeg powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Medium sized onions 2 , finely sliced
  • Saffron threads 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar to taste [I used 2 teaspoon], optional
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves for garnish, optional

How to make Zafrani Pulao / Saffron Rice

  1. Wash rice clean and soak in just enough water for 30 minutes.
  2. Drain the water after 30 minutes.
  3. Soak saffron threads in 4 tablespoons hot milk.
  4. Heat ghee in a deep pan.
  5. Add raisins, broken cashews and fry it gently. Keep it aside
  6. Add half quantity of finely sliced onion and saute it until golden brown. Keep it aside. (We will use it for garnishing)
  7. Add shahi jeera and let it splutter. Add cinnamon stick, cloves, green cardamom, bay leaf, star anise and saute gently.
  8. Add remaining finely sliced onions and saute it until it turns translucent.
  9. Now add soaked and drained rice and saute it for a minute. Add nutmeg powder, salt to taste and sugar. Mix it well
  10. Add 1 and 1/4 cup of lukewarm water and cook it covered until rice is half done
  11. Once half done, add in milk, cover the pan and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
  12. Now add the soaked saffron, some roasted dry fruits and silvered almonds.
  13. Mix it well. Cover and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  14. Switch off the flame and allow the rice to cook in its own steam for 10 minutes.
  15. After 10 minutes, fluff up the rice gently with a fork.
  16. Garnish it with roasted dry fruits, fried onions, and chopped coriander leaves.
  17. Serve it along with an accompaniment of your choice

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