Onion Cashew Pulao
Easy pulao with fried onions and cashews
Servings Prep Time
2people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
2people 30minutes
  • Basmati rice – 1cup
  • Cardamom(Elakka) – 3whole
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) – 1piece
  • Cloves(Grambu) – 5nos
  • Saffron(A pinch) –
  • Onion(cut into long and thin pieces) – 2nos
  • Cashewnuts(cut into small pieces) – 20
  • Ghee 3tbsp
  • Salt(As reqd) –
  1. Wash and drain the rice.
  2. Heat a thick bottomed frying pan and pour a tbsp of ghee.
  3. Fry cardamom, cinnamon and cloves.
  4. Add rice and fry on a low fire, till it become light brown.
  5. Add salt and saffron.
  6. Cook the rice along with the masalas and 2 cups of water on a low fire.
  7. Heat the remaining ghee in a frying pan.
  8. Fry cashewnuts and remove.
  9. Fry the onions, till they turn deep brown and crispy.
  10. Remove the cooked rice to a shallow serving bowl.
  11. Garnish with fried onions and cashewnuts.
  12. :- Serve hot with any spicy side dish.
  13. :- Chef¦s variation: Try cooking the rice in coconut milk instead of water for different and yummy taste.