How to make Pulao lajavab -

This is another version of phodnicha bhaat but with the flavour of saffron

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member dr. chitra phil.

Main Ingredients : Cooked Basmati Rice (पके हुए बासमती चावल), Saffron

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Rice

Pulao lajavab

Pulao lajavab Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pulao lajavab Recipe

  • Cooked Basmati Rice 2 cup

  • Saffron 2 tablespoons

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies 2

  • Mint leaves a few

  • coriander leaves chopped a few sprigs

  • Salt to taste

  • Saffron (kesar) soaked in 2 tablespoon milk a few


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non stick pan, add onions and ginger garlic paste, saute till transparent.

Step 2

Add cumin seeds, green chillies, rice, mint, coriander and salt. Mix well.Add saffron milk and toss well.Serve hot.

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