Monday, February 25, 2008

Shahi Pulao


Ingredients

2 cups basmathi rice
1/2 cup dry nuts
1/2 cup chopped bell peppers (any color)
1/2 onion (chopped)
3 cloves garlic ( chopped)
1 tsp garam masala
pinch of saffron ( soaked in milk)
4 to 5 tbs ghee
1/2 cup cilantro and mint leaves
2 each cinnamon ,cloves,bayleaf,cardamom
salt



Method
Wash rice until u see clear water and soak for 30 min
Bring 10 cups of water to boil add salt and 2 tbs oil to water and cook rice until 95% done ,drain water completely and keep aside
Heat ghee in a heavy pan add cinnamon ,cloves, cardamom then add garlic fry for a min and add chopped onions,bell peppers,nuts ,cilantro and mint leaves sautee for 3 to 4 min then add salt , garam masala powder and cooked rice Mix and pour saffron on top of rice
cover and cook on low flame for 10 to 15 min
DONE serve hot with chicken curry or any vegg curry


33 comments:

Mythreyee said...

looks colorful.

easycrafts said...

Very simple and good looking

Seena said...

its morning here and you are making me very very hungry.. hm..?? :)

Dhivya said...

looks colorful and yummy

Srivalli said...

Looks very nice and colourful...

Aparna said...

I love the flavour of bell peppers (only one in my house who does) so I'm sure this is good.

Lavanya Raj said...

shahi pulao looks so lovely sagari..

Jayashree said...

looks delicous and full of flavour.

masalamagic said...

that looks delicious Sagari! Will have to try it sometime!

jayasree said...

Easy to make and looks colorful. Will try it sometime.

Daily Meals said...

Pulao looks so colourful Sagari!

Saswati said...

a very easy recipe and colourful sagari!

Asha said...

The name "Shahi" itself makes my mouth water. Looks delcious. I made one too, will post at FH!:)

Miri said...

That looks like a very flavour filled rice!

Happy cook said...

Love them. Who woudn't .
When i make pulao i eat them a lot and then i tell to hubby dear, you know i am a south indian and we love our rice :-)))

Sia said...

with the ingredients u used, its truely fit for the king :)

Uma said...

lovely pulao. can I have some?

Rosie said...

This is not only looks a treat to eat but also a treat to the eye what glorious colours! Beautiful post :D

Rosie x

Kalai said...

So colorful and sounds delicious! Will try for sure! :)

vimmi said...

Beautiful colors to the pulav. looks yummy

remya said...

colorful pulao.......looks gud

Rina said...

Like Ashaji, I must say I like everything which starts with shahi... I love to try this pulav. Thanx for sharing.

Pooja V said...

Looks gorgeous with all the fresh vegeies :).

Dhivya said...

hi sagari...i've posted my recipe with the ingredient and left u a note in my post..

Red Chillies said...

this is making me hungry!

Namratha said...

Sagari, I just finished dinner but still this making me hungry....lovely recipe and dish!:)

Reshma said...

treat for the eye and tongue:)

sowmya said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and I am glad you liked it.
I have been visiting your blog much before I started my own blog.Your recipes are very homely and lovely.

Archy said...

Colorful shahi palao Sagari !!
Will surely give a try !! i love palao !!

TBC said...

Colorful pulav!

Sig said...

The pulao looks fab Sagari, and a nice and easy recipe too... :)

Priya said...

it looks so great and colorful.
bookmarking it

Anonymous said...

Well you could have used better quality basmati rice.
Dont compromise on quality....NEVER!! And NEVER use bell peppers in a "SHAHI" pulao.
Use lots of nuts, saffron and peas

The pulao you have made should be called " Sagari" pulao instead of "Shahi". Huh!