Kashmiri Style Modur Pulao Recipe - Kashmiri Sweet Pulao
A Kashmiri Sweet Pulao prepared using dry fruits and nuts. It is considered to be a delicious aromatic rice preparation using a surplus amount of ghee. You can serve this flavour packed rice along with paneer masala gravy to make a complete meal.
Modur Pulao is a Kashmiri Sweet Pulao prepared using dry fruits and nuts. It is a delicious aromatic rice prepared using a surplus amount of ghee. It is a flavorful concoction of spices and nuts.
You will be amazed while cooking as all your senses will be occupied with the flavour emanating from the cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves and nuts added to the rice. Try this sweet pulao from your usual pulao and you will be preparing it more often.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Kashmiri Recipes such as
- 1 cup Basmati rice
- 1 cup Sugar
- 6 tablespoons Ghee
- 3 Bay leaves (tej patta)
- 6 Cloves (Laung)
- 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
- 6 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
- 1/4 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns
- 1/4 teaspoon Saffron strands
- 1 teaspoon tablespoon Dates , chopped
- 1 teaspoon tablespoon Badam (Almond) , blanched
- 1 teaspoon teaspoon Cashew nuts , chopped
- 1 teaspoon teaspoon Raisins
- Salt , as required
- 3 cups Water
How to make Kashmiri Style Modur Pulao Recipe - Kashmiri Sweet Pulao
To begin making the Modur Pulao Recipe, wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for half an hour. Drain the water and set aside.
In a small bowl, soak saffron with a tablespoon of water.
In a small saucepan, add 2 cups of water and bring it to boil. Add rice and cook for about 5 to 10 minutes. Ensure that the rice is only cooked 3/4th. Do not cook for long time.
Drain water from the rice and set aside.
In a non-stick kadai heat ghee over medium flame. Once the ghee is hot, lower the flame and add cloves, bay leaves, cinnamon stick, cardamom, and Peppercorns.
Cook them until peppercorns clutter.
Now, add sugar, 1/2 cup of water and cook until they dissolve completely. It should be in thick syrup consistency. Add the half cooked rice and give it a stir.
Now add chopped dates, raisins, almonds and cashews to the rice. Soak dates and almonds in warm water for few minutes for chopping it without efforts.
Combine them well and pour the saffron water on top of the rice.
Cover the pan and cook rice over low flame for about 20 to 25 minutes until they are cooked well. Ensure to stir them occasionally to prevent it from being burnt at the bottom
In case if you have added undercooked rice, add required amount of water. Ensure to check the consistency of the rice often to avoid overcooking
Karthika Gopalakrishnan is a software Engineer by Profession. Being a foodie from childhood, she loves to immerse herself in the aroma of spices and their delicacies. According to her, cooking is a therapy which unwinds the hassles and bustles of a day. As said, the easiest way to enter into the heart of a person is through his food, she loves to bring a unique flavor of every recipe with right composition of spices and love.