How to make Khatte Meethe Chawal -

The prunes add their own special flavour and colour to this delectable rice dish

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Rice (चावल), Prunes (प्रून्ज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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Khatte Meethe Chawal

Khatte Meethe Chawal Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Khatte Meethe Chawal Recipe

  • Rice 1 1/2 cups

  • Prunes chopped 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Raisins 1 tablespoon

  • Orange juice 2 1/2 cups

  • Sugar 1/2 cup


Step 1

Soak rice in three cups of water for half an hour. Take oil/ghee in a microwave bowl.

Step 2

Add green cardamoms and cinnamon and cook uncovered in the microwave on HIGH (100%) for two minutes. Drain the water from the rice and add to the bowl.

Step 3

Add prunes and raisins. Mix and then add orange juice and sugar and mix well. Cook uncovered on microwave HIGH (100%) for five minutes.

Step 4

Mix lightly, cover and cook on microwave HIGH (100%) for two minutes. Reduce power to microwave medium (70%) and cook till done. Let it stand for five minutes. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.