Misti Basanti pulao/Sweet yellow pulao | How to make Misti Basanti pulao/Sweet yellow pulao

By Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra  |  30th Apr 2016  |  
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Misti Basanti pulao/Sweet yellow pulaoby Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra
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About Misti Basanti pulao/Sweet yellow pulao Recipe

A traditional and celebratory pulao recipe from West Bengal.

Misti Basanti pulao/Sweet yellow pulao

Ingredients to make Misti Basanti pulao/Sweet yellow pulao

  • Basmati rice 2 cups
  • cashew nut 2-3 tbsp
  • Raisin 2-3 tbsp
  • ghee 3-4 tbsp
  • sugar 6-7 tbsp
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Green cardamom 3-4
  • cinnamon 1/2 inch stick
  • cloves 3-4
  • bay leaf 2

How to make Misti Basanti pulao/Sweet yellow pulao

  1. Soak rice for 1 hour.
  2. Heat a pan with ghee, add cashews and raisin and fry it a little. Now add bay leaf, green cardamom, cinnamon and cloves.
  3. Once it develops a nice aroma, add rice, sugar, turmeric powder, salt to taste and give it a good stir.
  4. Add 3 and 1/2 cup of water and cover the pan. Keep it on a high flame for 5 mins, then reduce the flame to low and cook for 20-25 mins or until the rice (pulao) is cooked properly.
  5. Do not stir the pulao until it is cooled down to 30 -40%.
  6. Serve this Misti Basanti Pulao with Bengali Kosa Mangsho or Alur Dom.

My Tip:

You can reduce or increase the amount of sugar as per your taste. You can also add rose water for an extra nice and sweet aroma.

Reviews for Misti Basanti pulao/Sweet yellow pulao (9)

Renu Pandey10 months ago

Divine taste , thanks a lot! I substituted sugar with jaggery :relaxed::relaxed:
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Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra
10 months ago
Thank you ... nice n healthy sugar substitute..

Sudha Anoop2 years ago

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piupriya sanyal2 years ago

আমি বানালাম কিন্তু মাইক্রোওয়েভে। same ingredients. ভালো হয়েছে।
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Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra
2 years ago
thank u ..

sukanya sen2 years ago

Nice recipe, I added some powdered garam masala and 5 tsp sugar
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Nilanjana Bhattacharjee Mitra
2 years ago
thank u..yes , adjust sweetness always according to yoyr taste

Soma Dutta2 years ago

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Sharmila Patil3 years ago

Good dish
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Rachita Malhotra3 years ago

Yummy
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Ishita Halder3 years ago

I will definitely try it. Thanks a lot.
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Punam Banvet3 years ago

very tasty.
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