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Sneha's Bengali Mishthi pulaav

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Enjoy a very traditional Bengali rice dish – Indian Cuisine.
½ cup Basmati rice
2-3 Tbs Sugar
Salt to taste
2 Green Cardamom
4-5 Cloves
1-2 Bayleaf
½ tsp Cumin seeds
1-2 Tbs Clarified Butter (ghee)
1 tsp Cream (Optional)
6-7 Cashew nuts
7-8 Raisins
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder (haldi)
You can adjust the sugar & Salt according to your taste.
First of all take a vessel and add rice with 2.5 cups of water & Turmeric powder.
Mix well and cook till 60% on low-medium flame.
Now drain the rice and keep a side.
Take 1/2 tsp of ghee in a pan and Roast the dry fruits.
After roasting take out in a bowl and keep a side.
Now take remaining ghee in that pan and add Cardamom, cumin seeds, Bayleaf & Cloves, stir for 30 seconds
Now add 1/4 cup of water and then add sugar. Mix properly
Now add rice,dry fruits & salt and stir.
Add little water if needed.
Cover the pan and cook for 10-15 minutes on low flame.
Stir continue during cooking process.
After that switch off the gas and add cream and mix properly.
Garnish with Roasted Nuts & basil leaves.
Served hot.
Enjoy the taste.
Have Fun & Happy Cooking 😊
Prepared, tried and tested by: Sneha Satish Tiwari‎ 
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