Many Bengalis prepare Basanti Pulao with the traditional Gobindobhog rice, which is basically a variety of small rice grains.
Here we are using the regular Basmati rice; but the choice is completely yours.First mix rice with turmeric powder and ghee.
Roast a handful of cashews and raisins, and keep aside. Then roast whole spices of cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, bay leaf, along with ginger in ghee. Add the rice along with warm water, salt and sugar and cook it. Garnish with cashews and raisins, and a dollop of ghee before serving hot.This Colourful and sweet rice with contrasting spiciness gives you a mouth feel like nothing else.
The kids in your family will definitely love it. Try this recipe and make this festive season brighter with this yellow rice.