Kashmiri pulao is a very popular Kashmiri rice dish prepared with dry fruits, nuts, and fresh fruits.
Kashmiri pulao is aromatic, mild and faintly sweet in taste. Gluten-free and Vegan.
One of the more interesting elements of this Kashmiri pulao is the use of cinnamon sticks, a common spice utilized in dishes around the world. In fact, cinnamon has been mentioned in classical literature that dates all the way back to ancient Egypt. It not only improves the taste of your food, it also has a lot of health benefits to offer. Cinnamon can play an active role in preventing the spread of cancer cells. It can also prevent tumor growth thanks to the cinnamaldehyde and eugenol present in cinnamon.
Reason being the pulao is garnished with both dry fruits and fresh fruits. Dry fruits give warmth and is ideal for the cold climate of kashmir.
The fresh fruits which are usually added in Kashmiri pulao are pineapple, apple and pomegranate. Dry fruits which are added are generally a mix of almonds, raisins, pistachios, walnuts and cashews.