Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao Recipe – Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts


Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao Recipe (Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts Recipe) is a Bengali flavored rice tossed with toasted nuts like cashew nuts, almonds, pistachio and raisins and flavored with saffron. 

Every meal in Bengali cuisine should have this as their main course to be served along with a side dish or Non-vegetarian gravy.It is mainly prepared during the festival of Dussehra for Durga Pujor Bhuri Bhoj. The few fragments of saffron added to the rice gives a wonderful fragrance and the slight touch of sweetness in the rice will compliment with the spicy dishes that will be served along with the rice.

Serve your flavored Bengali Holud Mishti Pulao (Saffron Flavored Rice With Nuts) with Shorshe Ilish (Hilsa in Mustard Sauce) or Bengali Doi Maach recipe for a weekday meal.

If you are looking for more flavored Rice Recipes, here are some of our favorites:

  1. Milagu Jeera Sadam Recipe(Tossed pepper Jeera Flavoured Rice Recipe)
  2. Night Jasmine & Creamy Coconut Rice Recipe
  3. Mushroom Methi Brown Rice Recipe