December 20, 2016

Flavoured Sweet Rice (Meethe Chawal)

Since I wanted to try a new dessert for a family function, I opted for making this yummy dessert 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...

  • 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.