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Mishti Pulao – Bengali Sweet & Savory Pulao

A sweet and spicy rice dish from West Bengal.
Total Time35 mins
Course: Rice
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4



  • Rinse rice and drain. Toss rice with turmeric, garam masala, ginger, salt and sugar. Leave for 10 minutes.
  • In a pot, heat ghee. Add chiles, bay leaves, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. Cook until there is a nice aroma, about 1 minute.
  • Add cashews and raisins and cook until golden brown.
  • Add rice and stir fry for 5 minutes, until the rice is well coated with the ghee.
  • Add green peas and 3 cups water. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Alternately, you can transfer to a rice cooker and cook until done.
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