Monday, March 5, 2012

Boston Seafood Show and nut pilau

The International Boston Seafood Show will be held from March 11th to 13th at the Boston Covention & Exhibition Center. It will showcase more than 900 suppliers from 120 countires. It is the largest North American seafood event. They will have a variety of seafood products, services and equipment on display.

If you have a business there will be new products, solutions, industry connections and education programs that will help you become more knowledgable, connected, and be prepared to meet customer needs.
This show has already connected buyers and leading suppliers for more than 30 years, so register and take advantage of this experience.

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International Boston Seafood Show, March 11-13, 2012.

Recipe to dress up rice, nut pilau



1 cup basmati rice
1/2 tsp saffron strands crushed
1 tbsp rose water or orange flower water
1 tbsp ghee or butter
1" cinnamon stick
2 cardamom pods
2 cloves
2 bay leaves
1 tbsp each pine nuts, blanched almonds, blanched pistachios, cashews
1/2 tsp salt
water 1" higher than the rice
garnish with fried onions optional

Blanch the almonds and pistachios remove the skin. Cut the almonds, pistachios and cashews two half or smaller.
Wash and soak the rice for 1/2 hour. Soak the crushed saffron strands in the rose water and leave a side.

Heat the ghee and fry the nuts till it is aromatic. Keep sautéing to make sure that the nuts don't burn. Add the whole spices, then sauté the rice until it is opaque.
Add salt, saffron rose water, and water 1" higher than the amount of rice. Cook the rice in low heat covered for 20 minutes. Let it stand for 10 minutes covered after removing from heat before serving.

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39 comments:

  1. Thats a yummy pulao. Simple and flavorful

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  2. Simple and awesome pilaf..

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  3. xwould love to have this flavourful bowl of rice

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  4. I love rice and sure this recipe is delicious. I can imagine the smell of the rose water in it. Perfect.

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  5. What a beautiful looking dish! So Springy! Thank you for sharing. Have a great day!

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  6. Anything cooked with rice I will drool because we are big eaters of it. Lovely recipe with a great outcome.

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  7. Oh wouldn't be nice to have a trip to Boston?
    I love this aromatic and light rice!
    Regards Akheela!

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  8. Are you going?
    If we by mistake put more water in rice, this 1" method will be our solution.

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  9. The nut pilau looks very flavourful and aromatic. And many thanks for visiting my blog and for your valuable comment, Torview. :)

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  10. That pilau looks perfect and flavorful--it would have been perfect with the lamb curry we had last night.

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  11. this pilau with so many nuts sure looks delicious...lovely preparation..

    Join the Just "4" Fun event :)

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  12. Sure must have tasted delicious..yummy pulao.

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  13. Very delicious yummy flavorful rice!!!
    Please contribute your entries (old or new )EP Series-Cilantro /Cumin Event

    Erivum Puliyum

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  14. I like the way you dress up your rice. Very colourful!

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  15. Nice video and informative! nut pilau looks delicious, good one!

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  16. Rich nut pilaf is mouthwatering. This is definitely one pot meal.

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  17. pulao looks perfect... delicious and flavourful...

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  18. great pilaf like the use of orange or rose water

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  19. Very tempting looking rice....

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  20. Awesome....

    visit @my blog for my first event in ur free time :-)
    Preeti
    Ongoing Event--Color n Sweet-HOLI FEST
    Preeti's Kitchen Life

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  21. Great pulao...I love nuts in rice...adds such a nice crunch :-)

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  22. Simple and delicious pilaf..yumm!

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  23. wonderful pulao recipe....I loved the addition of nuts !

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  24. looks comforting and flavorful..

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  25. wow, i love pinenuts, but never made pulav with it

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  26. What a great way to turn a plain cup of rice into something delicious and so flavorful!

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  27. Nut pilau looks so flavorful and fantastic.

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  28. Nice video and the pilau looks very yummy.

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  29. You had me at basmati but sealed the deal with the pistachios. Great recipe.

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  30. The rice looks very good... I like all the spices in it. I have never had rice with cinnamon and cardamom in it.

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  31. I luv one pot meal nd this one looks delicious :)

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  32. The seafood show sounds like a wonderful event! And this rice sounds absolutely delicious too =)

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