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

kaju pulao recipe

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

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.

kaju pulao

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

A kaju pulao is one of the famous lunch item of north india. This recipe is specially made by bengali people. Kaju pulao recipe taste is also spicy and delicious.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people


Kaju Pulao Preparation

  • 2.00 cup GobindoBhog Rice
  • 0.25 cup Cashew
  • 0.25 cup Raisins
  • 4.00 nos Elaichi
  • 6.00 nos Clove
  • 1.00 nos Cinnamon
  • 3.00 nos Nutmeg
  • 10.00 tbsp Ghee
  • 0.50 tbsp Salt
  • 0.50 tbsp tbsp Sugar
  • 0.50 tbsp tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 4.00 cup Water

Egg Masala Preparation

  • 5.00 nos Egg
  • 3.00 nos Potato
  • 8.00 nos Garlic cloves
  • 1.00 nos Onion
  • 3.00 nos Green chili
  • 1.00 nos Tomato
  • 5.00 tbsp tbsp Oil
  • 0.50 tbsp tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 1.00 tbsp tbsp Salt
  • 1.00 tbsp 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.
    kaju pulao Preparation Step 0
  • 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.
    kaju pulao Preparation Step 1
  • 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.
    kaju pulao Preparation Step 2
  • 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.
    kaju pulao Preparation Step 3
  • Add a pinch of turmeric to the rice and mix it well and stir the rice very well to mix uniformly.
    kaju pulao Preparation Step 4
  • 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.
    kaju pulao Preparation Step 5
  • 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.
    kaju pulao Preparation Step 6

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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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