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Nuts Pulao

Nuts Pulao is a unique pulao which is prepared with spinach, nuts and farsaan . The pulao is protein rich , crunchy and delicious .
Course Dinner, Lunch, Rice
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 11/2 cups rice basmati
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 4-6 cloves
  • 1 tsp white sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups spinach chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Biryani masala
  • Salt to taste

Garnish

  • Roasted almonds cashews and walnuts
  • Farsaan / Bikaneri Sev

Instructions

  • Wash and soak the rice for 20 minutes .
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, cloves, mustard seeds.
  • Add rice and salt and cook by the absorption method of cooking rice .
  • In another pan add 1 tbsp oil and add white sesame seeds, black sesame seeds.
  • Add green chillies and curry leaves and sauté for a minute.
  • Add onion and spinach, sauté for a minute.
  • Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, crushed peppercorns, salt.
  • Mix and cook for a minute.
  • Add the cooked rice , reserving 2-3 tbsp aside .
  • Mix everything gently .
  • Add dissolved saffron to the reserved white rice , mix well so that the rice has a yellow tint .
  • Remove the rice in the serving plate .
  • Sprinkle the yellow saffron rice .
  • Garnish with farsaan ,almonds , cashews and walnuts or any other nuts of your choice .