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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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How to Make Beenaj

  • Blanch (optional) almonds and pistas and cut into thin slivers.
  • Wash and soak rice for 10 minutes.
  • Put water to boil; add rice and cook till 3/4 done.
  • It is done when grain gets mashed between fingers.
  • Drain out all water. Cool in a large plate.
  • Add sugar and mix gently till well blended.
  • Heat ghee. Add cloves, cinnamon and cardamom.
  • Add rice, and toss gently with spatula.
  • Dilute the food colouring in a 1/2 cup of water and sprinkle over rice.
  • When well mixed, cover and simmer till all moisture evaporates.
  • Garnish with pista and almonds.
  • Serve hot.