Bengali Mishti Pulao | How to make Bengali Mishti Pulao

By Nandini Mitra  |  18th Nov 2016  |  
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About Bengali Mishti Pulao Recipe

An easy pulao recipe cooked with the beautiful and aromatic Gobindo Bhog rice from Bengal.

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Bengali Mishti Pulao

Ingredients to make Bengali Mishti Pulao

  • 1 and 1/2 cup gobindo bhog rice (Basmati rice will also do)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups water
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup broken cashew nuts and raisins
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 inch stick of cinnamon
  • 1 star anise
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 4 tablespoons of ghee

How to make Bengali Mishti Pulao

  1. Wash the rice and soak it in a little water. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan. Add in the cumin seeds, bay leaves, green cardamom, cloves and cinnamon.
  3. Put in the cashew nuts and raisins.
  4. Immediately add in the rice and stir to coat the rice with ghee.
  5. Add the sugar and salt. Stir for about two minutes and add the water. Mix it well.
  6. Cover and cook on a high heat for five minutes, then reduce the heat to minimum. Stir once and cover.
  7. Check after ten minutes. It should be done. Stir to loosen the rice.
  8. Turn off the heat. Cover for a minute and remove it to a serving dish.
  9. Serve hot with any curry of your choice.

Reviews for Bengali Mishti Pulao (1)

Andrea Srivastava2 years ago

Easy and yummy pulao recipe

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