This Orange Pilaf or Orange Pulao is one of those recipes that uses minimum ingredients but offer maximum gastronomic satisfaction!
It is perfect for those special occasions when you are expecting a bevy of guests and need to cook something special
Heat Ghee (or, Oil) and fry the cashews and raisins till the nuts turn golden. Take them out and keep them aside.
Now, add the rice in the ghee (or, oil) and fry them till they become fragrant. That would take somewhere around 5-6 minutes on medium heat.
Now, add the Orange Juice and water and give it a stir. Add the sugar and salt and let it simmer with its lid on.
Once the water has been absorbed completely and the rice has been cooked completely, add the fried cashew nuts and raisins and give the rice a gentle stir using a fork or chopsticks. Serve hot.
Remember the proportion of Orange Rice would be always one cup less than double the amount of Rice used in the recipe. So,
1 cup of Water is fixed.