Moti pulao | How to make Moti pulao

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee  |  21st Jan 2017  |  
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About Moti pulao Recipe

This recipe is taken from the book, "INDIA ON MY PLATTER" by chef Saransh goila

Moti pulao is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Moti pulao in your kitchen. This recipe requires 15 minutes for preparation and 20 minutes to cook. The Moti pulao by Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Moti pulao at home without any difficulty. Moti pulao is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Moti pulao would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Moti pulao this weekend. Share your Moti pulao cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee for inputs. In case you have any queries for Moti pulao you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee. You can also rate the Moti pulao and give feedback.

Moti pulao

Ingredients to make Moti pulao

  • Moti pulao :
  • For the motis:
  • paneer - 1 cup
  • cashew nuts powder - 1 tbsp
  • cornflour - 2 tbsp
  • salt
  • Refined oil
  • For the pulao :
  • Basmati rice - 1 cup
  • water - 2 cups
  • cinnamon - 1
  • bay leaf - 1
  • cardamom - 2
  • Staranise - 1
  • saffron in milk - 2 tbsp
  • cashew nuts - 10
  • Kismis - 10
  • salt
  • ghee

How to make Moti pulao

  1. Mix the Paneer, salt, cashew nuts powder, cornflour together to form a dough.
  2. Divide it into balls and deep fry them in hot oil. Keep aside.
  3. Heat a kadhai, or saucepan, add ghee. Fry the cashew nuts and Kismis, keep aside.
  4. In the same ghee, add Tue bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, star anise.
  5. Once it smells, add the rice and stir.
  6. Add the saffron in milk, salt and water. Close the lid and cook till done.
  7. Garnish the rice with fried dry fruits, the Paneer motis.
  8. P.S : The motis are to be served with silver warq on it, I did not have it so did not serve.

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