Zarda Pulao

Zarda Pulao

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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 .

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Zarda Pulao recipe - How to make Zarda Pulao

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  1. Combine the milk, saffron, rose water and sugar in a small bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. 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.
  3. Add the green cardamom, black cardamom, cinnamon, bayleaves, star anise, cloves and fennel seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the prepared saffron-milk mixture , mix well and cook on medium flame for 2 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the cooked rice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot garnished with mawa.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy176 cal
Protein3.5 g
Carbohydrates17 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat10 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A68.5 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.5 mg
Vitamin C0.2 mg
Folic Acid2 mcg
Calcium50.1 mg
Iron0.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium2.9 mg
Potassium13.5 mg
Zinc0.5 mg

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