August 04, 2015

Flavoured Sweet Rice (Meethe Chawal)

Since I wanted to try a new dessert, I opted for making this after browsing so many blogs. With some small changes to my convenience I made this Authentic Punjabi Dessert. No doubt that it is an exquisite and inviting sweet to be enjoyed...



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Pre time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
Serves: 4


Ingredients for making  Flavoured Sweet Rice (Meethe Chawal):


Basmathi Rice 1 cup
Sugar 3/4 cup
Water 2 cups
Milk 2 tb spoons
Saffron 5 to 8 strings
Almonds and pistachios blanched, peeled and chopped 2 tb spoons
Raisins 2 tea spoons
Green cardamom powder 1/4 tea spoon
Cashews 5
Ghee 3 tb spoons




How to make  Flavoured Sweet Rice (Meethe Chawal)?


Soak the saffrons in warm milk and keep aside.
Wash the rice two times and keep aside for 15 minutes.
Heat a broad pan with ghee. Add the nuts and raisins and fry till they change the colour.
Add the drained rice and stir gently without breaking them for few seconds in medium flame.







Add the 2 cups of water and the milk with saffron.
Add the sugar and cardamom powder. stir well.
Close the pan with a lid and keep the flame to minimum(low)
Allow to cook for 15 minutes.
Switch off the stove. Let it to set aside for 10 more minutes.
Open the lid and stir gently.
The delicious, mouth watering and aromatic sweet rice is ready.




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