Basanti Pulao Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Rice1⁄2 Kilogram
 Cinnamon5 Gram (5 Cm Piece)
 Salt To Taste
 Cumin seeds3 Teaspoon
 Turmeric/0.50 teaspoon yellow color1 Teaspoon
 Water6 Cup (96 tbs)
 Peppercorn1 Teaspoon
 Ghee150 Gram

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3239 Calories from Fat 1362

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 155 g239%

Saturated Fat 93.4 g466.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 402.1 mg

Sodium 447.7 mg18.7%

Total Carbohydrates 419 g139.7%

Dietary Fiber 12.2 g48.9%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 39 g78.3%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 6%

Calcium 34.3% Iron 91.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Pick and wash the rice.
2 In a bowl, soak the rice for 15 minutes.

3 In a pan, heat the ghee.
4 Add in the whole cinnamon and cardamoms, fry for one minute.
5 Now stir in the rice, mixing well.
6 Pour in water and gradually bring to a boil.
7 Add in turmeric or yellow colour and salt.
8 In a muslin bag, tie cumin seeds and peppercorns and drop in the pan.
9 Cover and cook on medium heat, until tender and the water is absorbed.
10 Remove the muslin bag.
11 Do not stir the pulao.

12 Garnish with fried cashewnuts.
13 This pulao is specially prepared on the occasion of basant panchami