Modur Pulao Recipe

Modur Pulao Recipe
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Modur Pulao is a delicious and aromatic recipe that leaves you craving for more. Learn how to make/prepare Modur Pulao by following this easy recipe.
Modur Pulao Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 90 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 8
  • 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.