Kaju Pulao - North Indian Style Bengali Kaju Pulao Recipe At Home

By Samanwita Majumdar, Posted on 17/07/2020 - 9 Comments
Kaju Pulao - North Indian Style Bengali Kaju Pulao Recipe At Home

PREPARATION TIME

15m

COOKING TIME

20m

RATINGS

3.2 Average Ratings

COMMENTS

9 User Comments

This is a Bengali combo where in a pulao is prepared using kaju, kismis and aroma rice and some unique Bengali spices. It is served with a masala curry of boiled egg prepared in the Bengali style. The curry is very hot and spicy and is dry.

Ingredients of kaju pulao preparation

2.00 cup GobindoBhog Rice
0.25 cup Cashew
0.25 cup Raisins
4.00 no Elaichi
6.00 no Clove
1.00 no Cinnamon
3.00 no Nutmeg
10.00 tbsp Ghee
0.50 tbsp Salt
0.50 tbsp Sugar
0.50 tbsp Turmeric powder
4.00 cup Water

Ingredients of Egg masala preparation

5.00 no Egg
3.00 no Potato
8.00 no Garlic cloves
1.00 no Onion
3.00 no Green chili
1.00 no Tomato
5.00 tbsp Oil
0.50 tbsp Turmeric powder
1.00 tbsp Salt
1.00 tbsp Garam masala

Kaju Pulao Preparation

Take the Gobindo Bhog rice and wash them very well and then dry them under a fan so that the rice is semi dry.

STEP : 1

Take the Gobindo Bhog rice and wash them very well and then dry them under a fan so that the rice is semi dry.

Take the cashew and raisins and wash them and soak them and keep for an hour. Take the dry whole masala of cardamom, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg.

STEP : 2

Take the cashew and raisins and wash them and soak them and keep for an hour. Take the dry whole masala of cardamom, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg.

Heat the ghee in a kadai and add the whole masala and fry them for a minute till the aroma comes out. Then add the cashew nuts and fry them till they are brownish in nature.

STEP : 3

Heat the ghee in a kadai and add the whole masala and fry them for a minute till the aroma comes out. Then add the cashew nuts and fry them till they are brownish in nature.

Add the semi dry rice in the ghee, mix with the whole masala and add salt and sugar and fry the rice for some time.

STEP : 4

Add the semi dry rice in the ghee, mix with the whole masala and add salt and sugar and fry the rice for some time.

Add a pinch of turmeric to the rice and mix it well and stir the rice very well to mix uniformly.

STEP : 5

Add a pinch of turmeric to the rice and mix it well and stir the rice very well to mix uniformly.

We had used 2 cups of rice so now add 4 cups of water and cook the rice by covering with a lid till all the water is drained off.

STEP : 6

We had used 2 cups of rice so now add 4 cups of water and cook the rice by covering with a lid till all the water is drained off.

Once all the water is drained off the pulao is ready to be served. Add a little amount of ghee and mix it well with the rice to get the aroma.

STEP : 7

Once all the water is drained off the pulao is ready to be served. Add a little amount of ghee and mix it well with the rice to get the aroma.

Aloo Egg Masala Preparation

To prepare the egg masala, boil the egg and potato in a pressure cooker for 3 minutes as shown in the image.

STEP : 1

To prepare the egg masala, boil the egg and potato in a pressure cooker for 3 minutes as shown in the image.

Peel the boiled egg and take out the boiled potato from the pressure cooker and set it in a bowl to be fried later.

STEP : 2

Peel the boiled egg and take out the boiled potato from the pressure cooker and set it in a bowl to be fried later.

Chop the onion into thin slices. Chop the tomato into small pieces. -Peel the garlic cloves and wash them. Slit the green chili and also slice some ginger pieces

STEP : 3

Chop the onion into thin slices. Chop the tomato into small pieces. -Peel the garlic cloves and wash them. Slit the green chili and also slice some ginger pieces

Heat oil in a kadai and fry the big pieces of potatoes as shown in the image on both sides till they turn brown in color.

STEP : 4

Heat oil in a kadai and fry the big pieces of potatoes as shown in the image on both sides till they turn brown in color.

After the potato has been fried remove them from the oil and add the egg and fry them very well til the white turns brownish.

STEP : 5

After the potato has been fried remove them from the oil and add the egg and fry them very well til the white turns brownish.

Add the onions into the kadai and fry them well till they turn pinkish and is slightly softened in nature. Add the ginger and garlic cloves and fry them well.

STEP : 6

Add the onions into the kadai and fry them well till they turn pinkish and is slightly softened in nature. Add the ginger and garlic cloves and fry them well.

Add the green chili and tomato and fry them well till they soften and melt and also mix with the rest of the ingredient.

STEP : 7

Add the green chili and tomato and fry them well till they soften and melt and also mix with the rest of the ingredient.

Add salt and turmeric and mix it very well with the rest of the contents, cook the masala gravy for 2-3 minutes.

STEP : 8

Add salt and turmeric and mix it very well with the rest of the contents, cook the masala gravy for 2-3 minutes.

Add the fried and boiled eggs and potato to the kadai and add a cup of water. Cook it well till the water is drained and there is almost no gravy. Then it is ready to be served with the pulao.

STEP : 9

Add the fried and boiled eggs and potato to the kadai and add a cup of water. Cook it well till the water is drained and there is almost no gravy. Then it is ready to be served with the pulao.

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Comments (9)
DURGA RAM PRADEEP DURGA RAM PRADEEP
THIS IS VERY NICE DISH.Keep up the great work. Keep posting suck great recipes. egg make it very tasty, you can eat this rice with egg masala, I like its all ingredients, I will share it with my friends, you can add dry fruits on it, thank you for sharing this very healthy pulao and egg recipe.
A.Venkata siva A.Venkata siva
Best recipe for lunch to lunch time to eat tummy fully. Time should be taken but its taste should be also like that , very delicious. A different tasty recipe should be tried like this , Thankyou for giving this recipe. Very healthy , nutritious and protein rich food . Especially for children for their immune boosting purpose , I am trying these kinds of recipes .
Varshini THIYAGARAJAN Varshini THIYAGARAJAN
Always needs a new, different, healthy and tasty food for my family members but it always takes long time to finish preparing the meals. Thanks to you now i learned a new dish which can be done within half an hour.
Nivedita K Nivedita K
I tried this dish today and it came out very well. It is a healthy dish to begin with as it has dry nuts in it. The egg curry gave an extraordinary taste to it.
Piyush Chirde Piyush Chirde
I love to eat pulao, it is healthy for our body, enjoy this recipe with your family, and egg make it very tasty, you can eat this rice with egg masala, I like its all ingredients, I will share it with my friends, you can add dry fruits on it, thank you for sharing this very healthy pulao and egg recipe.