Wedding Rice/Arroz Pulav

Wedding Rice/Arroz Pulav

This is a typical East Indian dish which is made mainly in  weddings and festive ocassion .  

  • 2 cup basmati rice 
  • 2 onions fried till golden brown and crisp
  • 2 to 3 bay leaf
  • 4 cloves ,1 tsp peppercorns 1 cinammon stick,1 2 star anise,6 to 7 green cardamon
  • 10 to 15 almonds 
  • 10 to 15 cashews
  • 10 raisins
  • 1 -2 tbsp  ghee/oil
  • 1 tsp salt /to taste

Finely slice the onion and fry till golden brown and crisp be very careful while frying or else it will burn ,fry over medium heat.
Fry all the nuts and keep aside.
Wash and soak the rice for atleast 30 min.
Heat Ghee in a Vessel , You can also make it with oil or use ghee and oil  .
Once its hot add bay leaves,and all whole spices and fry well then add the rice and fry for about 5 min add salt and hot water (which helps in cooking faster) bring it to a boil.
Lower heat and simmer till rice is fluffy.
Garnish with fried onions and nuts you may also use boiled eggs to garnish.

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  1. i remember this pulav i had it for cousins wedding..looks just yumm..

  2. Hey I tried this today ,went very well with chicken curry.thanks

  3. My favourite pulav..yummy im drooling

  4. my favourite ..i loved the addition of dry friuts

  5. Hi gloria...happy to see u blogging dear... u have just started and i already see a blast of mouth watering recipes here..
    I have to go through each and every post of urs...looks delish..
    This rice looks yumm. It reminds me of ghee rice that we make in keral...great going...and all the best dear

  6. Thank you every one & @ suhaina thanks a lot dear ,really means a lot ..