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Moti Pulao

Veg pulao with difference

Recipe by soma of Kolkata, IN

Dish full of pearls

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 3 Cups of basmati rice
    • 2 Cups of Mixed vegetable (peas, carrots, beans, cauliflower, capsicum)
    • 200 gm paneer
    • Salt and sugar to taste
    • ½ tbsp powder mix (cardamom, dalchini, cloves, jaifal, jaitri) or readymade biryani masala
    • ¼ tsp of cumin, garam masala and red chili powder
    • Turmeric powder
    • 25 g of Cashew nut and kismis
    • 2 Bay leaves
    • 4 tbsp ghee
    • 5 tbsp refined/ vegetable oil
    • 5 cups of water
    • 1 cup of milk



    1. Moti: Smashed the paneer and add salt to taste, 1 tsp of sugar, 1 tsp ghee, garam masala, cumin & red chili powder in it. Mix them properly by using your palm. Prepare small round shaped balls and fry it in oil+ghee till brown.
    2. Rice: Fry for a little all the vegetables (previously cut), basmati rice (previously washed), cashew nuts, kismis and bay leaves in the rest of the oil+ghee in a pressure cooker. Add little turmeric powder (for colour), salt and sugar to taste while stirring. Now add water, milk and powder mix in it and steam it for 1st whistle in high flame and 2nd one in low flame.
    3. Place the pulao on plate and mix the prepared pearl balls in it.
    4. Serve hot.





    creative. i will definitely try.