Monday, December 29, 2008

Navratan Pulao / Navratna Pulav

Navatan pulao, my entry for RCI - Awadhi Cuisine host by Siri of Siri's Corner , event started by Lakshmi..Awadhi cuisine is completely new to me, never heard about this awesome cuisine, need to say thanks to both Lakshmi n Siri for this event...i saw this pulao recipe here n changed certain things as per my taste.. this pulao tastes really awesome n great, we enjoyed this pulao much..with plenty of vegetables no doubt this pulao is really healthy n tasty!!!

2cups Basmati Rice
2cups Mixed vegetables
1/4cup Paneer cubes
5nos Cashews ( chopped)
1no Onion (sliced)
1no Whole Spices
1tsp Shah jeera
1tbsp Raisins
1/4tsp Saffron + pinch of food colour
1tsp Ginger paste
1tsp Garlic paste
2nos Green chillies
1cup Curd
1tsp Garam masala
1tsp Chilly powder
1bunch Mint leaves
Ghee+oil as per need

Wash n soak rice for 30 minutes...Cook the rice with 3 cups of water with 1tbsp of oil, grains should be seperate...meanwhile heat 1tsp of ghee n fry the paneer cubes for few minutes, keep aside..Take a large pan, add the ghee n oil n fry the whole spices n shah jeera until they turn brown, add the onion n fry well..Now mix the vegetables, green chillies, mint leaves, ginger garlic paste , cashews n raisins n fry everything well for few minutes, add the chilli powder, saffron,curd, garam masala n salt..again fry everything for a while (until the water evaporates) mix the prepared curry to the cooked rice n mix well...

Squeeze the lemon juice on dish.. Garnish the pulao with mint leaves n serve!!


Yasmeen said... Reply To This Comment

Hearty pulao,making me hungry:)

Gita Jaishankar said... Reply To This Comment

The dish looks so yummy Priya, nice click :)

Anonymous said... Reply To This Comment

Love Pulao ! Nice recipe & nice entry.

Mahimaa's kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

wow looks great. i love navarathna pulao.

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

mmmmmm yummy good choice for the event priya

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Good one Priya never made navaratan pulav

CurryLeaf said... Reply To This Comment

Perfect and hearty pulao.I love this.

Ramya's Mane Adige said... Reply To This Comment

Been a while since I had this.. looks delicious! Happy New year!!