Rooh Afza and Coconut flavoured Sweet Pulav

Rooh Afza and Coconut flavoured Sweet Pulav recipe is made with the basmati rice, rooh afza, coconut and lots of dry fruits. This recipe is very royal and rooh afza gives a unique flavour to this dish and does not require much time in making. After Sweet Potato Laddu Recipe this is another innovative recipe contributed by a very passionate cook Aarti Sharma. Lets see how to make this royal recipe.

Rooh Afza and Coconut Flavoured Sweet Pulao

Serve – 4
Prep Time – 30 Minutes
Cooking Time – 30 Minutes


  • Basmati Rice – 2 Cups (Washed and soaked in enough water for 30 minutes)
  • Sugar – 1/3 Cup
  • Rooh Afza – ¼ Cup
  • Pure Ghee/ Clarified Butter – 1/4 Cup
  • Dry Coconut – ¼ Cup (shredded and dry roasted)
  • Cashew nuts – 15 to 20 (sliced)
  • Raisins – 25-30
  • Black Cardamom – 2 to 3
  • Cloves – 3 to 4
  • Black Peppercorns – 5 to 7
  • Cinnamon – 1 slick
  • Green Cardamom Powder – ½ tsp
  • Milk – ¼ Cup

Method/ How to make Sweet Pulao flavoured with Rooh Afza and Coconut

  • Drain the excess water from rice.
  • Boil milk and sugar until sugar dissolves completely.
  • Heat ghee in deep pan and gently fry cashew nuts. Drain them and keep them aside.
  • In the same pan add black cardamoms, cloves, black peppercorns, cinnamon stick and saute it for few seconds.
  • Now add rice and saute it for 2 to 3 minutes. Add green cardamom powder. 
  • Now add boiled milk, 3-1/2 Cups of hot water, raisins, roasted coconut. Mix it gently.
  • Cover it and cook it until 3/4th done.
  • Now add rooh afza, mix it gently and cook it until it completely done. Allow standing time of five minutes.
  • Garnish with the cashew nuts and serve hot.
  • Enjoy this delicious royal dish with you family and friends.

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