09 December 2012,21:20 by

Posted in

Rate this Article:

 Print Hits: 2,458


Serves :

Preparation Time :
1 hour 20 minutes

Cooking Time :
30 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Clean the rice and soak it for an hour and then drain it.
  • Soak saffron in warm milk for 10 minutes.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and fry the cashew nuts until pale golden in colour. Remove it from the pan and keep it aside.
  • Now add the cinnamon and clove to the pan followed by drained rice and stir-fry it for 2-3 minutes. Add the cardamom and soaked saffron along with milk.
  • Add double the quantity of water. Boil it and then simmer for 10 minutes until all the water is evaporated and rice is cooked.
  • Stir in the saffron colour, sugar, cashew nuts and almond. Mix it well and cook for 1 -2 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  • Transfer it to a serving bowl and garnish with pistachio, grated coconut and raisins.
  • Serve it hot.


  • 250 grams long grain (basmati) Rice
  • 150 grams Sugar (adjust according to taste)
  • 30 pistachio (blanched and chopped)
  • 30 cashew nuts
  • 30 almonds (blanched and chopped)
  • 15 raisins
  • 4 Cardamoms (crushed)
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 small piece of cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons ghee
  • 1 teaspoon saffron
  • 2 tablespoon grated coconut
  • 1 table spoon warm milk
  • ¼ teaspoon of saffron colour (dissolved in 2 teaspoon warm water)
  • Water for boiling rice

17 comments for “Kesar Pulao”

What's new @ lekhafoods.com

Review www.lekhafoods.com on alexa.com
 Leave a Comment 

Hi...You've decided to leave a comment. That's fantastic! Please keep in mind that comments are moderated and rel="nofollow" is in use. So, please do not use a spammy keyword or a domain as your name, or it will be deleted. Let's have a personal and meaningful conversation instead. Thanks for dropping by...

(required - not published)


©Copyright 2012, lekhafoods, All Rights Reserved

Engineered by ZITIMA