Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao Recipe – Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts

Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao Recipe (Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts Recipe) is a Bengali flavored rice tossed with toasted nuts like cashew nuts, almonds, pistachio and raisins and flavored with saffron.   Basmati rice, Green peas (Matar), Ginger, Sugar, Nutmeg powder, Cumin powder (Jeera), Turmeric powder (Haldi), Bay leaves (tej patta), Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini), Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds, Cloves (Laung), Mace powder, Saffron strands, Ghee, Cashew nuts, Sultana Raisins, Pistachios   1 cup Basmati rice , (gobindo bhog) 1/4 cup Green peas (Matar) , steamed (optional) 11 inch Ginger , grated 2 tablespoons Sugar 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg powder 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) 14 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 2 Bay leaves (tej patta) , roughly torn 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) 3 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds 3 Cloves (Laung) 1/2 teaspoon Mace powder Saffron strands , few For Seasoning 3 tablespoon Ghee 2 tablespoons Cashew nuts , halved 2 tablespoons Sultana Raisins 2 tablespoon Pistachios , roughly chopped     20   30     To begin making Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao Recipe (Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts), firstly we will cook the rice in a pressure cooker along with 1 tablespoon ghee, ginger and 2 cups of water until done.Once done, allow it to rest. In a small pan, heat a little ghee. Add bay leaves, cinnamom stick, cardamom pods, elaichi and cloves. Cook it for 10 to 15 seconds.After 10 to 15 seconds, add cashews, raisins, pistachios, cumin powder, turmeric powder, nutmeg powder, mace powder, saffron strands.After 1 minute, add in the cooked rice, green peas and sugar and give it a mix. Let it cook for 2 more minutes and serve hot.Serve your flavored Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao (Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts) with Shorshe Ilish (Hilsa in Mustard Sauce) or Bengali Doi Maach recipe for a weekday meal.