Tasty Navratan Pulao

Tasty Navratan Pulao

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Navratan pulao recipe attempts to bring the exotic authentic nawabi cuisine to your table. The choice of rice, spices and flavorings make this rice specialty a pure culinary delight.

Tasty Navratan Pulao recipe - How to make Tasty Navratan Pulao

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 3 to 4 servings
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Ingredients

2 cups long grained rice (basmati) , soaked for 30 minutes
1 tbsp ghee
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 cup sliced onions
1/2 cup green peas
1 cup potato cubes
1/2 cup chopped paneer (cottage cheese)
1/2 cup carrot cubes
1/2 cup finely chopped mushrooms (khumbh)
1/2 cup roasted broken cashewnuts (kaju)
1/2 cup roasted almonds (badam)
1/4 cup raisins (kismis)
1/2 cup tomato puree
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp garam masala

Method
    Method
  1. Combine 1 ½ tsp of ghee and cumin seeds in a deep microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  2. Add onions and microwave on high for 10 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  3. Add the potato, paneer and 1 ½ tsp ghee, mix well microwave on high for 5 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  4. Add the peas, carrots, mushrooms, cashewnuts, almonds and raisins, cover and microwave at 70% for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the rice, tomato puree, salt, garam masala and 3 1/2 cups of hot water, mix well and microwave on high for 10 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  6. Again microwave at 70% for 10 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  7. Serve hot.

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