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Kesar Pulav

Kesar-Pulav

Kesar Pulav is a delightful rice recipe which has a lovely colour and aroma due saffron which is added in the dish. The aromatic Indian spice gives it a regal touch and taste. The pulav is made with basmati rice to which very few spices like cumin and clove are added. Cardamom which is a part of most rice preparations has not been used here. This super easy rice recipe can be made with very few ingredients that are readily available in your kitchen.

Ingredients:
1 cup basmati rice
2 tablespoon saffron
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 tablespoon ghee
1 3/4 cup water
salt as required
2 tablespoon raisins
6 clove

Procedure:
Step 1
To make Kesar and Milk mixture, take a bowl and add warm milk and a pinch of saffron in it. Set it aside. Wash and soak the basmati rice in water at least for 15 minutes.

Step 2
In a pressure cooker, heat ghee, jeera and cloves and allow them to splutter. Add raisins to the mixture and mix it well.

Step 3
Drain the rice and add it to the pressure cooker. Next, pour a cup of water and add turmeric powder and mix it well.

Step 4
Add salt as per your taste. Now cover the pressure cooker and cook until 2 whistles blow on medium flame.Turn off the flame and release the pressure.

Step 5
Once the pressure gets released, open the cooker and add the milk and saffron. Stir the rice and mix it well. Cover and let it rest for 5 mins. Serve hot with love.