Shahi Nawabi Pulao


Added to 8 cookbooks   This recipe has been viewed 7809 times

The pulao tastes lovely when served with yoghurt and coriander chutney.

Add your private note

Shahi Nawabi Pulao recipe - How to make Shahi Nawabi Pulao

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
Show me for servings

  1. Clean, wash and soak the rice in enough water for 4 hours.
  2. Drain and add enough water and salt, mix well and cook on a slow flame, till the rice is cooked.
  3. Discard the extra water and divide the rice into three equal portions.
  4. Add a little orange food colourto one portion, green food colour to the second portion and yellow food colour to the third portion. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a pan and add the cloves, cinnamon, curry leaves, asafoetida and cumin seeds and saute till the seeds crackle.
  6. Add the curds and salt and mix well.
  7. Remove from the flame and keep aside.
  8. Combine the carrots, green peas and corn in a bowl and keep aside.
  9. Pour the curd mixture in a greased baking dish.
  10. Spread half of the vegetables mixture evenly on top.
  11. Spread half of the yellow rice followed by half the green rice followed by half the orange rice.
  12. Spread the remaining vegetable mixture and sprinkle a little salt.
  13. Spread the remaining green rice, followed by the orange rice followed by the yellow rice.
  14. Garnish with sliced almonds, pistachios, cashewnuts and saffron.
  15. Bbake in a pre-heated oven on low heat for 1½ hours.
  16. Serve hot.

Member Photo
This recipe was contributed by Daksha on 07 Jul 2011

Know more about this member, Click Here

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.