Shahi Pulao with Nawabi Curry ( Popular Restaurant Recipes )


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Shahi Pulao with Nawabi Curry ( Popular Restaurant Recipes )

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A memorable rice preparation with layers of rich nawabi gravy, and enriched with saffron and dry fruits. It has a slightly sweet flavour because of the fruits that have been used.

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Shahi Pulao with Nawabi Curry ( Popular Restaurant Recipes ) recipe - How to make Shahi Pulao with Nawabi Curry ( Popular Restaurant Recipes )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  10 to 12 Minutes   Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)   Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For The Nawabi Paste
3/4 cup sliced onions
1 tbsp broken cashewnuts (kaju)
1 tbsp chopped almonds (badam)
2 tsp whole coriander (dhania) seeds
2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tbsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
2 tsp aniseeds
2 tbsp freshly grated coconut
1 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
1 green chilli , roughly chopped
4 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
2 cardamoms
salt to taste

For The Nawabi Curry
2 tbsp ghee
1/2 cup readymade tomato puree
2 tbsp fresh cream
2 tsp sugar
salt to taste

For The Shahi Pulao
3 1/2 cups cooked rice
2 tbsp ghee
1 cardamom (elaichi)
1 stick cinnamon (dalchini)
1 tbsp chopped almonds (badam)
1 tbsp chopped cashewnuts (kaju)
1 tbsp chopped raisins (kismis)
2 tsp powdered sugar (optional)
2 tbsp finely chopped canned cherries
2 tbsp finely chopped canned pineapple
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
ghee for greasing
3 tbsp milk
Method
For the nawabi paste

    For the nawabi paste
  1. Combine all the ingredients and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste, using ¼ cup of water. Keep aside.

For the nawabi curry

    For the nawabi curry
  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the nawabi paste and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the tomato purée, fresh cream, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add ¼ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.

For the shahi pulao

    For the shahi pulao
  1. Heat the ghee in a non-stick pan, add the cardamom and cinnamon, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the almonds, cashewnuts and raisins, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till they turn light brown in colour.
  3. Add the rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the sugar, cherries, pineapple and salt, mix lightly and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Divide it into 2 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Grease a microwave safe baking bowl with ghee, put 1 portion of a shahi pulao in it and spread it evenly using the back of the spoon.
  2. Put the prepared nawabi curry over it and spread it evenly using the back of the spoon.
  3. Put the 2nd portion of shahi pulao over it and spread it evenly.
  4. Pour the milk over it, cover with a lid and cook in a pre-heated oven at 180 c for 10 to 12 minutes or microwave on high for 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Just before serving, turn upside down on a big serving plate.
  6. Serve immediately.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. If you wish to microwave the rice at step 4, make sure to use a microwave safe lid.
Accompaniments

Boondi and Pomegranate Raita 
Mint Raita ( Phudina Raita) 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy473 cal
Protein7.6 g
Carbohydrates52.1 g
Fiber3.7 g
Fat25.8 g
Cholesterol1.8 mg
Sodium15.2 mg

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Reviews

Shahi Pulao with Nawabi Curry ( Popular Restaurant Recipes )
5
 on 11 Jul 16 02:13 AM


Simple recipe and delicious... Rich and creamy.. Yummy yummy.. Turned out very well. Thank you!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out.. Happy Cooking !!
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11 Jul 16 08:56 AM
Shahi Pulao with Nawabi Curry ( Popular Restaurant Recipes )
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 on 05 Dec 15 09:59 PM


Shahi Swad Amazing recipe must try????
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Tarla Dalal    Please let us know how the recipe worked. Happy cooking.
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07 Dec 15 09:48 AM
Shahi Pulao with Nawabi Curry ( Popular Restaurant Recipes )
5
 on 28 May 13 10:38 AM


Awesome & shahi taste. Very easy to make. I and my family loved this recipe and all commented like we had shahi daawat today. Enjoyed very much...must try recipe...
Shahi Pulao with Nawabi Curry ( Popular Restaurant Recipes )
5
 on 29 Jan 13 05:28 PM


This rice is a very unusual recipe, it is rich, creamy and tasty, a complete package...Would suggest all to definitely try this recipe...