Saturday, June 2, 2007

Moti Pulao

Basmati rice 2 cups
Paneer 50 gms.
Cashewnut Powder 2 tbsp.
Whole garam masala A little
Salt As per taste
Ghee 2 tbsp.
Milk ½ cup
Cornflour 1½ tbsp.
Oil To fry
Silver varq 2-3 sheets
Moti Pulao
1. Soak the rice for about ½ an hour.

2. Grate/mash the Paneer. Add cashew nut powder, corn flour and salt. Mix properly and make into small balls. Deep fry in medium hot oil till light golden brown.

3. Cover these balls with silver paper/varq.

4. Heat ghee in a Kadhai. Add Whole Garam Masala. Once it starts to crackle, add the soaked rice. Mix it lightly and then add water and salt.

5. Take some saffron and mix it in milk. Add this to the rice to give it flavor and color.

6. Once the rice is cooked, serve in a dish and add the paneer and cashew balls covered with silver paper / varq.

1 comment:

Viki Xavier. said...

wonderful recipe. I have never heard of this ,but i am sure i will try.
Moreover where can we buy silver varq in NewJersey, USA?