Sweet Rice

Ingredients for Sweet Rice:

1. Saffron – A little

    Milk – 1 big spoon

2. Basmati rice – 1.25 cups

3. Water – 2.5 cups

4. Ghee – 2 big spoons

5. Cinnamon – 1 inch piece

    Cloves – 2

    Cardamom – 4

6. Sugar – 1 cup

7. Almonds and pista chopped fine – ¼ cup

How to prepare Sweet Rice?

1. Mix saffron in milk and keep aside.

2. Wash rice and soak it in water for 10 minutes and strain the water completely.

3. Boil water in a pan.

4. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and sauté rice and ingredients no: 5 for 5 minutes.

5. Add boiled water, saffron mixture and sugar and mix the contents well.

6. Close the lid and cook for 2 whistles. Put the flame off.

7. When the temperature drops to zero, open the lid.

8. Using a fork slowly mix the contents and decorate using almonds and pista.  

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine November 1-14, 2018

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