Basanti Pulao Recipe
About Basanti Pulao Recipe: Also known as Mishti or Mithe Pulao, this dish of Basanti Pulao is a Bengai festive delight that is made during auspicious occasion of Durga Puja or Bengali new year. A fragrant rice dish along with the goodness of raisins and cashew nuts give a royal touch to this Pulao recipe. Unique flavours with a sugary touch makes this dish a must try at home.
- Total Cook Time1 hr 05 mins
- Prep Time 20 mins
- Cook Time 45 mins
- Recipe Servings2
Ingredients of Basanti Pulao
- 3 Cups rice (cleaned, washed and smeared with ghee and turmeric)
- 30 Cashew nuts
- 30 Raisins
- 4 inch cinnamon stick (Dalchini
- 2 Cardamom seeds
- 3 Cloves
- 3 Bay leaves
- 2 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
- 2 tsp ginger, grated
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp ghee
- Vegetable oil
How to Make Basanti PulaoHideShow Media
Key Ingredients: rice (cleaned, washed and smeared with ghee and turmeric), Cashew nuts, Raisins, cinnamon stick (Dalchini, Cardamom seeds, Cloves, Bay leaves, turmeric powder, ginger, sugar, ghee, Vegetable oil
Keep the rice ready half an hour before you start cooking.
You may serve the pulao with a salan or curd as an accompaniment.
Also read about more rice recipes that you can try at home.