Kashmiri Pulao Recipe


  • 500gms Long Grain (Basmati) Rice
  • 100gms Onion sliced vertically
  • 5gms Cinnamon (dalchini)
  • 5gms cardamom (Elaichi)
  • 5gms cloves
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1gm Saffron (Kesar)
  • 10 ml Milk
  • 20gms walnut
  • 20gms cashew nut
  • 1litre water
  • 50gms oil
  • salt to taste


How to make Kashmiri Pulao:

Wash and soak rice. Heat oil and fry onions till golden brown and remove. Fry whole spices, turmeric powder, add rice and sauté. Add half-saffron dissolved in little warm milk. Add hot water and mix well. Cook a little. Finish with remaining saffron and cook till grains are separated and done. Garnish Kashmiri pulao with fried onions, walnuts & cashew nuts.