Pashtooni Zarda Pulao Recipe

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Pashtooni Zarda Pulao
How To Make Pashtooni Zarda Pulao
  • Chef: Alok Verma
  • Recipe Servings: 10
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Pashtooni Zarda Pulao Recipe: Rich with nuts, saffron and rose water, this is the perfect recipe to celebrate festivity.

Ingredients of Pashtooni Zarda Pulao

  • 750 gms rice
  • 200 gms ghee
  • 6 Green cardamom
  • 6 Black cardamom
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 150 gms khoya
  • 4 Cloves
  • 5 gms fennel seeds
  • 200 gms sugar
  • 25 gms pistachios
  • 25 gms almonds
  • 50 gms cashews
  • 1 gram saffron
  • 50 gms raisins
  • 1/2 tsp rose water

How to Make Pashtooni Zarda Pulao

  • 1.Soak rice in water for 1 hour and drain. Mix milk, saffron, rose water and sugar in a bowl.
  • 2.Heat 10-15 cups of water in a pan. Once it comes to boil, add the soaked rice and cook further till the rice is about 80% cooked.
  • 3.Strain the water from the rice and mix half of ghee. Heat the remaining half of ghee in a pan. Add dry fruits and fry till golden-brown.
  • 4.Add whole spices and fry for about half a minute. Add the milk mixture and boil. Add the rice and cook on low flame for 10-12 min with cover.
  • 5.Garnish with khoya, nuts and serve hot.
Key Ingredients: rice, ghee, Green cardamom, Black cardamom, Cinnamon sticks, Bay leaves, khoya, Cloves, fennel seeds, sugar, pistachios, almonds, cashews, saffron, raisins, rose water