Indian Cooking Recipe : Orange Pulao
1 cup basmati rice
4 medium sized carrots
1 cup orange juice
Salt to taste
8 tsp oil/ghee
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 big onion sliced lengthwise
½ tsp saunf (sombu)
5 curry patta
5 strands saffron
2 pinches orange color
fried cashewnuts, coriander leaves, small orange pieces for garnishing
Wash the basmati rice just once and drain for 10 mins
Heat oil/ghee in pressure pan/cooker directly.
Fry the cashewnuts first and set aside
Add elaichi followed by saunf and patta.Fry for few seconds.
Add the ginger garlic paste. Fry and after a min add the sliced onion.
When the onion turns pinkish and aroma comes add carrot and fry for 4-5 mins.
Now add the rice and mix well till everything blends and the rice gets coated
Add the orange juice and 1 cup water.Keep gas in high and when it starts boiling
add salt and close lid.
Immediately put the weight, simmer gas and switch off the gas exactly after
Note that the timing and the simmering of gas with the weight put immly is most
Open the lid only after ½ hour after all the steam has subsided.
everything gently and garnish
Ready to serve.