Friday, November 24, 2006

Kashmiri pulao...!

Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 2 cups milk 1/2 cup beaten cream 1 tsp. Sugar 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds 3 cloves 1 cinnamon 3 cardamoms 1 bay leaf 2 tbsp. Ghee 1 cup canned chopped mixed fruit (drained) 2-3 edible rose petals Salt according to taste Method : 1.Wash and soak rice for 15-20 minutes. Drain rice and keep aside. 2.Mix milk, cream, sugar, salt. 3.Heat Ghee(clarified butter) in a pan. 4.Add cumin seeds, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamoms, cloves. 5.Allow to splutter. Add rice and fry in Ghee(clarified butter) for 2 minutes. 6.Add milk, cream, mixture. 7.Add 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer till rice is cooked. 8.Mix in the drained fruit very gently. Garnish by sprinkling finely broken rose petals.

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