Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao Recipe - Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts

Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao, a Bengali saffron flavoured pualv which you can make for festivals and special occasions. You can also make it for everyday meals.

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Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao Recipe - Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts
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Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao Recipe (Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts Recipe) is a Bengali flavored rice tossed with toasted nuts like cashew nuts, almonds, pistachio and raisins and flavored with saffron. 

Every meal in Bengali cuisine should have this as their main course to be served along with a side dish or Non-vegetarian gravy.It is mainly prepared during the festival of Dussehra for Durga Pujor Bhuri Bhoj. The few fragments of saffron added to the rice gives a wonderful fragrance and the slight touch of sweetness in the rice will compliment with the spicy dishes that will be served along with the rice.

Serve your flavored Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao (Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts) with Shorshe Ilish (Hilsa in Mustard Sauce) or Bengali Doi Maach recipe for a weekday meal.

If you are looking for more flavored Rice Recipes, here are some of our favorites:

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  3. Mushroom Methi Brown Rice Recipe

 

Cuisine: Bengali Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Pressure Cooker
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

3 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Basmati rice , (gobindo bhog)
  • 1/4 cup Green peas (Matar) , steamed (optional)
  • 11 inch Ginger , grated
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 14 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 Bay leaves (tej patta) , roughly torn
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 3 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 3 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mace powder
  • Saffron strands , few
  • For Seasoning
  • 3 tablespoon Ghee
  • 2 tablespoons Cashew nuts , halved
  • 2 tablespoons Raisins
  • 2 tablespoon Pistachios , roughly chopped

How to make Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao Recipe - Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts

  1. To begin making Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao Recipe (Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts), firstly we will cook the rice in a pressure cooker along with 1 tablespoon ghee, ginger and 2 cups of water until done.

  2. Once done, allow it to rest. 

  3. In a small pan, heat a little ghee. Add bay leaves, cinnamom stick, cardamom pods, elaichi and cloves. Cook it for 10 to 15 seconds.

  4. After 10 to 15 seconds, add cashews, raisins, pistachios, cumin powder, turmeric powder, nutmeg powder, mace powder, saffron strands.

  5. After 1 minute, add in the cooked rice, green peas and sugar and give it a mix. Let it cook for 2 more minutes and serve hot.

  6. Serve your flavored Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao (Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts) with Shorshe Ilish (Hilsa in Mustard Sauce) or Bengali Doi Maach recipe for a weekday meal.

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