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Rajasthani Pulao | Marwadi Pulav

Rajasthani Pulao?

Pulao is basically a rice preparation wherein rice is cooked with a number of spices and other main ingredients, depending upon the pulao recipe that is being prepared. Rajasthani pulao combines rice with a number of spices and other ingredients such as gatte; which are gram flour dumplings, ker sangri; that are dried herbs along with fried raisins; garnished with some fried papads. The pulao is flavored with a number of spices, onions, garlic, red chilies, etc. This is absolutely wholesome and flavorsome pulao and can be prepared when no fresh vegetables are available to make any other pulao. The flavors are so well balanced. It has the heat of red chilies, the flavor of spices, the sweetness of raisins, etc. Rajasthani pulao can be served with yogurt or raita of your choice for lunch or dinner.

Ingredients for Rajasthani Pulao

Rice: Aged basmati rice works the best for any pulao recipe. I am not a fan of whole grain as long as the rice is aromatic. Certainly, whole grain rice looks much better presentation-wise, but it is more important that the rice should be flavorsome.

Gatte: Gatte is basically gram flour dumplings. Gatte ki sabji is a very popular preparation from the Rajasthani cuisine. Here you can find how to make gatte.

Ker Sangri: Ker sangri is available at most of the Rajasthani grocers. The same is also available online. Ker sangri is supposed to be soaked for 4-6 hours and thereafter pressure cooked with some water till soft. For instance, in this recipe, ¼ cup of ker sangri mixture has been used. It was soaked for enough time and then pressure cooked with ½ a cup of water till one whistle.

Raisins: A handful of raisins is also added. These balance the flavors of the pulao.

Spices: A number of the whole, as well as powdered spices, are used for the Rajasthani pulao recipe. The whole spices include whole red chilies, bay leaf, star anise, etc.rajasthani pulao

Recipes similar to Rajasthani Pulao

You might also like the gatta pulao recipe. Other than this do try Kabuli Pulao from Jodhpur. The Jodhpuri Kabuli Pulao has many elements to it and that’s what makes it absolutely delish and classical.

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How to serve Rajasthani Pulao?

Rajasthani pulao can be served with some boondi raita for a weekday lunch.

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