Saffron Pulao Recipe

Saffron Pulao Recipe
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The Saffron Pulao is a dish inspired by the Parsis and over the years every region has come up with their own version of it. This mouth-licking delicacy goes perfectly well with Indian curries and can be conjured up quite easily.
Saffron Pulao Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 9.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 2 pinches Saffron
  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 3 tbsp Ghee or oil
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Bay Leaf
  • 4 cups Water
  • Mint leaves
  • 1-1/2 tsp Salt
How to make Saffron Pulao:
  • Wash the rice in warm water.
  • Soak it for about 20 minutes.
  • Heat the ghee.
  • Add cumin seeds and bay leaf.
  • Fry the contents for a minute.
  • Add the rice and fry till the rice begins to clump.
  • Add saffron and salt. Pour 4 cups of water.
  • Simmer till the water gets evaporated.
  • Put the lid and reduce the flame to low.
  • Simmer it for another 10 minutes to make the rice fluffy.
  • Garnish the pulao with mint leaves. Ready to serve.