by Tarla Dalal
Added to 3 cookbooks
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The magic of spices unfolds, making the Zarda Pulao an experience that stays carved in your memory forever.
Perfectly-cooked long-grained rice is tinged with saffron and rose water, enriched with mawa, boosted with spices and embellished with many a nut and dry fruit.
Indeed, the Zarda Pulao is a royal treat worthy of a grand occasion. You can also try making rich and tasty Shahi Pulao or the simple but satiating Vegetable Pulao .
- Combine the milk, saffron, rose water and sugar in a small bowl, mix well and keep aside.
- Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan and add the mixed nuts and raisins and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the green cardamom, black cardamom, cinnamon, bayleaves, star anise, cloves and fennel seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the prepared saffron-milk mixture , mix well and cook on medium flame for 2 minute, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the cooked rice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot garnished with mawa.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||68.5 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.5 mg|
|Vitamin C||0.2 mg|
|Folic Acid||2 mcg|
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