Modur Pulav Recipe- Sweetened Kashmiri rice -
Modur Pulav Recipe- Sweetened Kashmiri rice
Posted 11 Feb 2017 12:07 PM

Modhur Pulav is the name given to sweetened Kashmiri rice prepared using cinnamon, a little saffron, milk, ghee,
sugar, cashew nuts, almonds, green cardamom among several other ingredients. This dish is sweet, flavored and healthy with saffron as a main spice which gives it beautiful colour and taste. And this saffron is also grown and in Kashmir itself. The distinctive taste of this pulav is unlike something you’ve ever tasted before. Just taste once and you will be left craving for more.

2 cup Long Grain Basmati Rice
2 cup Sugar
½ cup Ghee
½ tsp Whole Cardamoms
½ tsp Cloves
½ tsp Black Peppercorns
½ tsp Cinnamon
5 bay Leaves
5 Saffron Strands
½ cup Almonds, blanched and split
½ cup Raisins
½ cup Dry Coconut Slivers
½ cup Dried Dates
Water, as required
2 tsp Milk
How to make Modur Pulao:

Wash and drain the rice and keep it aside.
Take a large pan and boil 8 cups of water in it. Put rice in it and let it cook.
When cooked (3/4th prepared), drain the rice and set it aside.
In the meantime, soak saffron strands in 2 tsp milk and mix it to make a paste.
Heat ghee in a large pan and put all the spices in it except saffron. Allow it to sizzle a bit.
Now, add sugar and 1/3 cup of water in it and stir well.
Put all the dry fruits in it and stir well again.
Now, add cooked rice in it along with saffron liquid and mix it carefully.
Cover it and let it cook for an hour.
When cooked, mix it gently to separate the rice grains and serve warm.

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