Sunday, October 25, 2009


We make lot of varieties of rice some may be very spicy and some may be milder .Today i am sharing a very mild spice pulav called shahi pulav,the name so called as we add shahijeera aka kala jeera as the main condiment.This milder food can be served for very rich and spicy kurmas also for nong veg kurmas.This is so simple,delicious and quick making recipe with only few ingredients which will be readily available at home.The recipe as follows
  1. Basmati rice-2 1/2 cups
  2. shahi jeera/kala jeera-2 teaspoons
  3. Sugar-2 teaspoons
  4. Chopped onion length wise-1 cup
  5. Slitted green chilis-4 to5
  6. Cilantro-2 table spoons
  7. Mint- table spoon
  8. Salt-to taste

  • Soak rice for 30 minutes ,with its measurement i.e., 4 cups of water for 2 cups of rice in current cooker or microwavable rice cooker
  • Now Heat oil in a pan and add shahi jeera/black kumin/kala jeera followed by sugar
  • Now add green chili's,ginger paste and onion
  • Cook until onion turns brown color
  • Now add mint and cilantro
  • Add salt and transfer this to rice mixture and cook until done
  • Enjoy with your favorite curry and raitha