Monday, May 10, 2010

Coriander & Cashew Pulao

Hope all of u had a beautiful weekend, mine went really very fast, i cant even able to sit properly in front of the system..This weekend was purchasing,shopping and outing eventhough we had a chilled climate..I prepared this simple but yet a delicious pulao sterday for our sunday's lunch along with fried chicken gravy, a delicious dish prepared many times by my mom, a small tribute to my awesome mom..This Coriander and cashew pulao along with chicken gravy goes awesome and turned out ur lunch super delicious, we guys had a great lunch sterday...Coming to this pulao,its takes really very less time to cook and i prepared completely in pressure cooker, which helps to prepare this pulao surely very quick and tasty...



2cups Basmati Rice
25nos/1cup Cashew nuts
2nos Onions (chopped lengthwise)
3cups Coconut milk
2nos Whole spices (bayleaves, cloves, cinnamon stick & cardamom)
Salt
Oil

To Grind:
1cup Coriander leaves
5nos Garlic
1inch Ginger
3tbsp Grated coconut
1tsp Cumin seeds
1/2tsp Fennel seed
3nos Red chillies
3nos Green chillies
1/2tsp Garam masala powder

Soak rice for 15 minutes,drain the water and keep the rice in a colander, meanwhile grind all the ingredients given in the list 'To Grind' as fine paste...Heat enough oil in the pressure cooker and fry the whole spices,add the cashews and fry until they turns golden brown, immediately add the onions saute until they turns transculent, now add the ground masala and fry until the raw smell goes away..

Finally add the coconut milk and bring to boil..add the rice and salt and cook everything in pressure cooker with lid closed, cook in simmer for few minutes until the rice get well cooked....

Serve hot with any raitas...

42 comments:

  1. Priya,,epdi irukkeenga paa malli saadham super ah irukku nalla masala elal araichu nalla seithurukenga,poricha kozhi super ah irukku ennala weekendla blog open kooda panna mudiathu paa weekdays vida weekend la niraya work irukkum enakku.Sorry,,for delayed comment,.

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  2. Priya same pinch even i posted pulav... this one luks gr8 :)

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  3. Hai Priya! wat a mouth watering pulao, will defenitely try. Im a tamilian only. Native- tanjore n brought up in chennai

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  4. hey delicious pulao...looks so fluffy and and grains shine like teardrops...weekend was great with my baby and hubby..shopping,outing...and hrs of chat with mom and family

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  5. we make a lot of pulao as thats the easiest way to pull off dinner in short notice. this one looks lovely ...I can imagine the lovely aroma of cashews and coriander leaves...awesome.

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  6. Oh.. must hv been delicious.. am drooling over the pics..

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  7. Dear Priya, U always fascinate me with ur mouthdrooling dishes! Wish to have some briyani now! ;)

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  8. Delicious pulao dear...
    Looks very tempting :-)

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  9. yummy pulao...love the cashew-coriander mix...happy moms day to u...

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  10. Wow this is yummy.. The basmathi is making me drool for it :)

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  11. Rich & flavourful pulav...can tell just by the ingredients how delicious it might have been...

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  12. Masala pulav looks delicious!!! cooked at the right level.

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  13. full of flavors, i love this pulav very much. nice click too.

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  14. Pulav looks and sounds great priya!Cheese pops paathu vandhen inga,think thats ur next post :)

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  15. Simple and delicious.. simply superb dear.. nice clicks!!

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  16. hey priya, i can smell that grinded masala here!!!, mmm what an aroma!!!! Delicous Pulao!!!

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  17. biryani is looking delicious dear...

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  18. Wow! love the combination of cashew and coriander. Picture is Awesome.

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  19. interesting one and nice click priya!

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  20. Cashew nut pulao looks splendid! I made a pulao yesterday as well. :)

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  21. This pulao is very flavorful and healthy! Lovely!

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  22. Wow nice aromatic recipe looks so tempting priya

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  23. I want to try this. Simple and delicious.

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  24. We are getting some work done at home, so weekend just flew in all the construction noises and dusts locked up upstairs... hehehe

    Very nice recipe and beautiful pic :)

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  25. Priya,

    Coriander cashew pulao yummy one.

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  26. Pulao looks very delicious.

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  27. Love the masala paste:)Sure it wud have smelled and tasted good

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  28. what an aromatic and yummy rice..

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  29. புலாவ் அருமையாக இருக்கு!!

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  30. Coconut ...great... will add a flavor :)

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  31. I think I will like this rice because it has cilantro in it. Looks very simple and easy to prepare.

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  32. Simple and delicious.. simply superb dear.. nice clicks!!

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  33. ok, I love it. I had it at a friend's place and now need to try it :)

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  34. Delicious Rice...should have been great lunch with Fried chicken gravy...

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  35. What a yummy pulav Priya...nice combo!!!

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