Pulau (sweet type)



¼ cup Shiba’s Clarified Butter
¼ cup ginger – cut into thin strips
1 Tbsp. garlic – fine chopped
2 med. onions – halved and thinly sliced
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup raisins
½ cup cashews
½ cup almonds – sliced
2 tsp. Shiba’s Sweet Masala
2½ cup rice – washed, soaked ½ hr. before using (can use soaking water to cook rice)
½ tsp. salt, or to taste
5 cup water


  1. Heat butter in a large frying pan and stir in ginger, allowing it to cook on high heat until it begins to caramelize. Stir occasionally.
  2. Add garlic and onion.
  3. Stir and cook on medium high heat until onion begins to lightly caramelize.
  4. Add cranberries, raisins, cashews, almonds and sweet spice. Cook until nuts get toasty; approximately for 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add the drained soaked rice in the pan.
  6. Mix all together, cover & cook on med heat (no water yet) to brown the rice. Stir occasionally.
  7. Add salt and water and cook on high heat until water is absorbed.
  8. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until rice is soft (approx. 25 minutes).
  9. Serve hot or cold.

* Option 1 –You can mix in ¼ cup brown sugar if you want a sweeter flavor.

* Option 2 – Mix in 1 Tbsp. clarified butter before serving to bring out the nutty flavor of the dish and give a sweet creaminess to the texture.

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