Sunday, September 11, 2011

Sweet Pineapple Pulao

For those of you with a sweet tooth and who crave something different all the time, this one is a must try.

I have always relished Pineapple Kesari made with Semolina and I was wondering why not a Pulao and that's how this dish turned out.












Ingredients:


1 cup basmathi rice

1 ½ cups milk

½ cup water

300 gm sugar

1 cup chopped pineapple pieces

4 tbsp butter

3 cardamoms

3 cloves

1” piece cinnamon

3 tbsp cashew nuts

3 tbsp raisins

1/2 tsp pineapple emulsion

Method:

1. Cook the pineapple with ½ cup sugar & 1 cup water for 5 minutes

2. Drain the pineapple & add remaining sugar to the syrup

3. Cook on low flame until it reaches 2 string consistency

4. Remove & add pineapple pieces, emulsion

5. Keep aside & heat 1 tbsp butter & add cashew & fry till pale in colour

6. Add the raisins & fry till they bloat

7. Remove & keep aside

8. Wash & soak the rice for 10 minutes & drain well

9. Heat 2 tbsp butter & fry the whole garam masala till pale brown

10. Add rice & stir for 2-3 minutes

11. Pour milk & water into a rice cooker & bring to boil

12. Add rice & cook till the cooker reaches keep warm mode

13. Mix in the pineapple mixture & dot with butter

14. Stir gently & set to cook mode once again

15. Cook for 10 minutes. Sprinkle fried cashew & raisins. Mix lightly & serve hot

Note: This is going to Charitha's announcement page and also check Richa's-fresh-fruit-curries



10 comments:

  1. Yummy preparation... quite new to me..
    Lovey recipes .. very traditional..:)
    Glad to have visited your space..
    Great going girl..
    Reva

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  2. Thanks a ton Revathi. This blog has three authors including me. This particular recipe is by my mom. Read more about us in our profiles. Trust me....I was expecting some puloa with a sweet tinge when my mom said she was sending me this. This came as a super surprise to me. I loved it.

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  3. A sweet & delicious dish!!!! Happy to follow your awesome site & try out your mom`s expert recipes :) Keep rocking!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  4. Thanks Prathima and u have an awesome blog too.

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  5. Thanks Revathi & Prathima. You can try out this recipe without any fear. It will definitely come out well. Be careful about the consistency of the syrup.

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  6. first time here this looks wonderful

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  7. Thanks Richa....this is mom's contribution and was asking about this for your event. Will do today. Thanks a ton for visiting our page!

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  8. i posted the roundup finally!
    http://ambrotos.blogspot.com/2011/12/ars-f-for-fruit-curries-roundup-and.html

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