Sweet Saffron Rice

Sweet Saffron Rice

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Sweet Saffron Rice

You Will Need

1 cup Safeena Basmati Rice, soaked for one hour

1 cup sugar

½ cup ghee or butter

4 cloves

½ teaspoon cardamom powder

1 tablespoon almonds, blanched and shredded

1 tablespoon raisins

½ teaspoon saffron

1 tablespoon pistachio

Khopra, as required

How To Cook

Boil the rice in plenty of water, do not add salt. When the rice is about semi/half cooked, drain and cool. Add sugar, saffron, cardamom and a pinch of yellow color.

Heat ghee in a heavy sauce pan; add cloves, cinnamon, raisins and rice.

Cook and stir occasionally without breaking the grain, when the water dries up, sprinkle the dry fruits on top and khopra as you like.

Serve hot

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