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Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Dry Fruits Pulao

U can do many recipes with Dry Fruits.This Fancy Pulao tastes so good and will be luvd by Kids if  U choose colourfilled Mixed Dry Fruits for the Pulao Preparation. So far Dry Fruits are used more in doing Desserts like Kheer, Payasam, Pudding,Icecream, Cake.etc..and also in Salad and raita . In rice dishes it can be done as  Pulao,Yogurt Rice and  Fried Rice. This recipe states the preparation of Pulao. U can have it with raita of ur choice or Potato fry or Chicken Fry or Butter Chicken Masala. Its Yumm and easy to make.Try this Simple Dry Fruits Pulao which needs 15 mins Cooking time and serves 3 - 4 nos. Enjoy Easy n Healthy Cooking at home!. Enjoy Ur Meal!.BonAppetit!.

Dry Fruits Pulao

Ingredients:
1 3/4 cup Basmati rice - cleaned and ghee-roasted with 2 tsp ghee for 2 mins
2 onions - sliced fine
1 1/4 cup Dry Fruits of Ur Choice
3  - 3 1/4  cups water
1/2 tsp jeera
1 garlic pod - crushed
a pinch of grated ginger
2 bay leaves - crushed
2 cardamoms
2 cloves
1 cm cinnamon stick
few coriander leaves - optional
few Ghee Roasted Cashews
1/5 tsp salt
2 tsp refined oil + 1 tsp ghee

Directions:
1.Pressure cook the ghee roasted basmati rice in water and a pinch of salt.Keep it aside for the pressure to be released.
2.Finely slice half the Dry Fruits.Soak the dry fruits in water for 20 secs and drain well.
3.Heat oil and ghee in a Kadai. Fry bay leaves,cardamoms,cloves,cinnamon sticks,crushed garlic pods, grated ginger,then sliced onions and jeera for 2 -3 mins .
4.Add the sliced Dry Fruits and stir-cook for a min on low flame.
5.Add the done-basmati rice and mix it well for 2 mins.

6.Thats all!.Finish it with chopped coriander leaves or ghee-roasted cashews. Turn off the flame.
7.Serve it hot with raita of ur choice,potato fry or Butter Chicken Masala or Stew.Yummy!.

Sending this recipe to 'Show me the Hits Event' hosted by Sangee Vijay of  Spicy Treats.
                                               'Valentine Day' Event by Teena Mary!
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31 comments:

Anonymous said...

superb idea .........looks very tasty.........

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Dry fruits pulao looks amazing. I just am a fan of your cookings. Each day you post a delicious recipe for all of us. Kudos to you.

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

divya said...

looks delectable :)

Sayali said...

Oh wow...Looks so nice..too many calories :)...well this is a dish for the special guests to make them more special

SouthIndianHome said...

Pulao looks delicious and yummy

Nisa Homey said...

Whoa! this sounds delish...bookmarked!

faseela said...

amazing recipe.....healthy version too

Prasanthi Viswanadh said...

hmmmm yummy.....very innovative....

Prasanthi
http://creativecrafts-arts.blogspot.in/

Poonam Borkar said...

very innovative pulao..looks so delicious!!
Kande Pohe

Smitha said...

That looks wonderful!

simran said...

superb!my fav. kind of pulao....too bad you stay so far away(from me that is)..:)

Chandrani said...

Dry fruits pulao looks so colourful and delicious...

Sobha Shyam said...

very colourful and delicious pulao..


Please be a part of the Just "4" Fun event.

roopz said...

Yummy! Surely I should try this

Regards
village girl

deeps recipes said...

Pulao looks absolutely colorful..And healthy too..

alka narula said...

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Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow...it's nutty and yummy....

Bikramjit said...

delicious .. yummy and healthy

Bikram's

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Healthy n delicious pulav...

Ramya said...

What a colorful looking Pulao.
Lovely!

Julie said...

Lovely pulao n sure a keeper,lovely colors as well:-)

Erivum Puliyum

Julie said...

Very colorful n delish pulao..Loved the idea,sure a keeper:-)

Erivum Puliyum

Purabi Naha said...

This rice dish looks so yummy! The recipe is just perfect. Bookmarked for sure!
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Saraswathi Iyer said...

Colourful and delicious.

Anzz said...

It is so delicious looking, am drooling here. Do send it to my event too. Am sure it will be a great hit..!

My event- Valentines Day Special

Anzz said...

It is so delicious looking, am drooling here. Do send it to my event too. Am sure it will be a great hit..!

My event- Valentines Day Special

NiVi said...

wat a delightful dish.. looks soo yummm...

PrathibhaSreejith said...

Lovely dry fruits Pulao, I loved the color combination :) N lovely clicks dear..

Saru Singhal said...

I will try this for pot luck next time... Thanks:)

Vanamala Hebbar said...

delicious...

Teena Mary said...

What a lovely idea! I'm gonna try this. Thanks for sharing :)