Modhur Pulav
A sweet deviation to the traditional pulav. This recipe is a burst of flavours.
Modhur Pulav Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-30 min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 min


  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • Water as needed
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • 2 to 3 Bay Leaves
  • 2 Black Cardamom
  • 3 to 4 Green Cardamom
  • 3 to 4 Cloves
  • 3 to 4 Black Peppercorns
  • 50 gms Sugar
  • 5 to 6 Strands of Saffron
  • 1 tbsp Almonds
  • 1 tbsp Cashewnuts
  • 1 tbsp Khajur
  • 1 tbsp Blended Almonds
  • Water as needed
  • ½ tsp cup Milk


  1. 1

    In Ghee add Cinnamon sticks, Bay Leaves, Cloves, Black Peppercorns, Green Cardamom and sauté.
  2. 2

    Add Sugar, Saffron, Khajur, Almonds, Cashewnuts, Blended Almonds and sauté.
  3. 3

    Add water Milk socked rice, let the Rice cook.
  4. 4

    Garnish Modhur Pulav with sliced Khajur.
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