Kashmiri Pulao :
After our first blogger meet,we are all really waiting for this moment.I was really happy to see to my blogger friends.We have decided to do potluck for this meet,without any confusion i prepared kashmiri Pulao and panner butter masala.Kashmiri Pulao is a long term pending in my draft.Here is the recipe…
10 cups basmati rice
19 cups water
3 tbsp ghee + 1 tsp ghee
3 inch cinnamon stick
3 bay leaves
3 onion sliced
3 tbsp ginger garlic paste
8 green chillies
a pinch saffron
Raisins – as needed
1/2 cup green peas (soaked overnight and pressure cooked)
1/2 cup black or green seedless grapes
2 tbsp pomegranate seeds
2 tbsp thick coconut cream(optional)
salt as needed
In a large wok, heat a tsp of ghee and fry the cashew nuts and raisins and remove them to a plate retaining the oil.
Heat the same wok and add the remaining ghee and add the cinnamon stick,cardamom,cloves and bay leaves,once it splutter add the onion,green chilli,cooked peas and ginger garlic paste and saute it for a while.
Add the rice into the kadai and stir it carefully without breaking the rice and fry them.
Transfer them into the Electric Cooker and add water,coconut milk,salt and cover the lid,cook it.
Finally add a tsp of ghee and fry the fresh fruits and turn off heat and transfer to a bowl.
Once the rice cooked well.
Garnish with the cashew nuts ,raisins,saffron/corriender leaves and fruits.
Here is the pic which i served in the potluck.