Dry Fruits and Nuts Pulao Recipe
Basmati / Long Grain Rice- 1 cup
Tutty Fruity – 3/4 to 1 cup
Artificial Cherries (cut in halves) – 1/2 cup (optional)
Raisins – handful
Cashews / Badam / Pista / nuts of your choice – 3/4 to 1 cup mixed
Ghee – 2 tsp
Butter – 2 tbsp
Coconut Milk / Plain Milk – 1 cup
Water – 1 cup
Elatchi / Cardamom Powder – 1 pinch
Food Color – 1 pinch (optional)
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1/2 tsp
Bay leaf / Cinnamon / Cloves / etc. – for the masala
Salt and sugar to taste
Saute the masala items in the butter, add the basmati rice, fry.
Add GGP, coconut milk / milk whichever you are using and stir.
Let it cook in low flame, add the sugar, elatchi, food color and salt.
Mix well, transfer to a rice cooker and let it cook.
In a frying pan, fry all the nuts in ghee and keep aside.
Now repeat with the raisins.
Once the rice is cooked, mix in all the dry fruits and nuts.
Mix well and serve!
This is a really healthy but yummy rice that attracts kids easily!