Hyderabadi Zafrani Pulao | How to make Hyderabadi Zafrani Pulao

By Sujata Limbu  |  9th Nov 2016  |  
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About Hyderabadi Zafrani Pulao Recipe

A delicious and must try recipe for all pulao lovers.

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Hyderabadi Zafrani Pulao

Ingredients to make Hyderabadi Zafrani Pulao

  • 500 gms Basmati rice
  • 2 small sized onions, cut into slices
  • 2/3 cup or 160 ml of milk
  • 1 litre water
  • 2-3 tbsp ghee
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cardamoms
  • 2 cloves
  • 1/2" cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • Few saffron strands
  • 1/2" piece of ginger, crushed
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • salt as per taste

How to make Hyderabadi Zafrani Pulao

  1. Soak the rice for 30-40 minutes. Also soak the saffron strands in a little milk for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Heat the ghee in a pan/kadhai, add the cumin seeds and saute it. Next add the sliced onions along with the turmeric, red chilli powder, ginger- garlic and spices to stir fry.
  3. Once the onions are golden brown in colour, add in the rice, almonds, raisins and fry it.
  4. After a minute, put in the milk and curd. Let it cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  5. Now pour in the water and stir it well together.
  6. Lastly add salt as per taste and put in the saffron-milk mixture. Stir it well.
  7. Cover this with a lid, then lower the flame and let it simmer and cook for 20-22 minutes.
  8. Serve it warm for best taste.

Reviews for Hyderabadi Zafrani Pulao (2)

Sankari Ray6 months ago

Amazing recipe

Ishita Halder3 years ago

Thanks. I will surely try this.
Sujata Limbu
2 years ago

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