· Pulao masala is usually either added to rice preparations like peas pulao, biryani or mixed vegetable pulao. When the onions turn translucent, add the mixed vegetables, pulao masala powder. Stir and add Salt as required.
· The masala can also be added to curries, vegetable dishes, soups, or stews toward the end of cooking or sprinkled over the surface just before serving.
How to store pulao masala, pulav masala
While commercial pulao masala preparations can be bought ready ground, as with all ground spice, they do not keep well and soon lose their aroma. Store pulao masala in an airtight container and keep it in a cool dark place.
Health benefits of pulao masala, pulav masala
· Since the masala powder is added only in small quantities, it does not have substantial health benefits. However the use of cloves, cinnamon and peppercorns are known to improve digestive complaints and immune functions.