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:

SathyaSridhar said... Reply To This Comment

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,.

Aps said... Reply To This Comment

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

Niloufer Riyaz said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sayantani said... Reply To This Comment

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.

J said... Reply To This Comment

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

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said... Reply To This Comment

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

Aruna Manikandan said... Reply To This Comment

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

Suma Rowjee said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds delicious!!!

Meena said... Reply To This Comment

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

Nithya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Ms.Chitchat said... Reply To This Comment

Nice pulao.Very aromatic.

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sridevi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Suhaina said... Reply To This Comment

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

Dershana said... Reply To This Comment

so flavoursome, priya!

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

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

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

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

PriyaVaasu said... Reply To This Comment

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

Happy Cook said... Reply To This Comment

I want this for my lunch.

sonu said... Reply To This Comment

wow ..looks yum yum !!

sonu said... Reply To This Comment

biryani is looking delicious dear...

Hema said... Reply To This Comment

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

Rekha shoban said... Reply To This Comment

interesting one and nice click priya!

Cool Lassi(e) said... Reply To This Comment

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

Harini said... Reply To This Comment

nice pulao..

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

This pulao is very flavorful and healthy! Lovely!

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Wow nice aromatic recipe looks so tempting priya

Madhuri said... Reply To This Comment

I want to try this. Simple and delicious.

~ Lopa said... Reply To This Comment

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 :)

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Priya,

Coriander cashew pulao yummy one.

Kiran said... Reply To This Comment

Pulao looks very delicious.

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Nithu Bala said... Reply To This Comment

what an aromatic and yummy rice..

Mrs.Menagasathia said... Reply To This Comment

புலாவ் அருமையாக இருக்கு!!

SS said... Reply To This Comment

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

Srimathi said... Reply To This Comment

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

divya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

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

Shabitha Karthikeyan said... Reply To This Comment

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

chakhlere said... Reply To This Comment

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

sowmya's creative saga said... Reply To This Comment

looks delicious..