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Zafrani Meetha Chawal

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Rice cooked with dry fruits, sugar and flavoured with saffron. A delightful dessert!

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Preparation Time : 51-60 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Zafrani Meetha Chawal

Main Ingredients

Basmati rice, Saffron (kesar)

Cuisine

Awadhi

Course

Desserts

Level Of Cooking

Easy

Ingredients

  • Basmati rice
    1 1/2 cups
  • Saffron (kesar)
    a pinch
  • Ghee
    4 tablespoons
  • Cashewnuts
    12
  • Raisins
    25-30
  • Nutmeg powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Almonds slivered
    20
  • Green cardamom powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Sugar
    1/2 cup

Method

Step 1


Soak rice in just enough water to cover it for an hour. Drain.

Step 2


Heat ghee in a deep pan and gently sauté cashewnuts and raisins. Add grated nutmeg, rice and sauté gently for two to three minutes.

Step 3


Add slivered almonds and mix. Add two and one fourth cups of water and bring it to a boil.

Step 4


Add saffron, cardamom powder and mix. Add sugar and mix.

Step 5


Cover and cook over low heat for ten minutes.

Step 6


Serve hot.

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