How to make Meethe Chawal -

Rice cooked in a rice cooker with whole garam masala, dried fruits, sugar and carrot and orange juice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Basmati rice (बासमती चावल), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Meethe Chawal

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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Meethe Chawal Recipe

  • Basmati rice wash and pat dry 2 cups

  • Sugar 1 1/2 cups

  • Ghee 1/2 tablespoon

  • Green cardamoms 3-4

  • Black cardamom 1

  • Cloves 6-7

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Black peppercorns 7-8

  • Almonds chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Almonds blanched and peeled 10

  • Cashewnuts chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Carrot juice 4 cups

  • Orange juice 4 cups

  • Saffron (kesar) a pinch


Step 1

Heat ghee in rice cooker. Add green cardamoms, black cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and peppercorns and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 2

Add chopped almonds, blanched almonds, cashewnuts and rice and mix lightly.

Step 3

Add chopped almonds, blanched almonds, cashewnuts and rice and mix lightly.Add carrot and orange juice and mix.

Step 4

Add saffron, cover and cook till ½ done.Add sugar and mix well. Cover and cook till fully done. Serve hot.

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