Thursday, April 10, 2014

Kashmiri Pulao

Kashmiri Pulao

Kashmiri Pulao is a well known dish. It is a dish which is very mild with sweetish flavor & is accompanied with a side dish to make it complete. 

Kashmiri Pulao
Prep Time-10mins 
Cook Time-20mins 
Serves-2People
Ingredients
1/2Cup raw quinoa {1Cup raw rice}
1/2Tsp sugar
1&1/2Cup water {2Cups water for rice}
1Tbs ghee / butter 
Salt to taste
Masala Ingredients
1Inch cinnamon
2Tsp shahjeera
1Bay leaf
2Cardamon 
2Cloves
2Tsp fennel / Fennel powder
For garnish
1Tbs ghee / butter
1Onion sliced thin
2Tbs raisins
2Tbs cashew nuts
2Tbs chopped almonds
Directions 
- Heat pan with ghee. To that add add the above masala ingredients & fry them for few seconds.
- To that add sugar, quinoa follow by water. Cook till the quinoa is cooked perfect. 
- Now add salt & switch off heat.
- Heat a pan with ghee to that add the dry nuts & raisins. Fry them to light brown & transfer them to a plate.
- To the same pan add sliced onions & fry them to golden. 
- Mix up the dry fruits & onion with quinoa.
- Serve warm with raita & any side dish.
Note
- Use as many fruits you want. Pineapples, pomegranate seeds, grapes, sliced oranges are few I love to add.
- Some recipes added sugar & few didn't. So I made a peace with adding sugar as I liked it to be mildly sweet. 
Kashmiri Pulao
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21 comments:

  1. Yummy, love the use of quinoa to make this delicious Kashmiri Pulao. Looks perfetc. Bookmarked to try this soon.

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  2. Healthy pulao with tasty raita!!!

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  3. Delicious and lovely looking pulao. Excellent preparation.
    Deepa

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  4. pictures look great.. lovely combination

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  5. Intresting and will try it soon :)

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  6. love the mildly sweet pulao and you have made it so healthier with quinoa... good one:)

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  7. I was wondering how you got that brown color and when reading the recipe I realized it is quinoa. So, you made the healthier version of the pulao. Good choice

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  8. Nice variation from the original. Healthy and filling. Nice pictures.

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  9. flavourful pulav! excellent preparation!

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  10. Kashmiri pulao with quinoa sounds healthy and radhish raita would be a perfect combo..

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  11. Such a nutritious variation of the pulao. Looks so tempting...

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  12. Love your nice twist of quinoa and the color of that pulao.

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  13. That's a nice twist you gave..good to see the combination..

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  14. what a twist making it with quinoa

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  15. Wow I love the twist to the pulao. Love teh combo

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  16. I am so going to make it with quinoa. Good one.

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  17. Love the way you substitute quinao with rice :) your healthy version kashmiri pulao sound very interesting and delicious raita to accompany with !!

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  18. Very innovative to use quinoa instead of rice for the pulao. Must have been so nice to have with the raita..

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  19. The radish raita is very innovative..and I like the combo of walnuts ..it looks yum . The pics are tempting me to grab that bowl.

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