Nutty Fragrant Rice

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:3
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Category: Festive Recipe
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - basmati Rice
  • 1/4 cup - cashewnuts, halved
  • 1 tbsp - almonds, blanched, peeled, halved
  • 1 tbsp - walnuts, shelled, broken coarsely
  • 1 tsp - Khus Khus seeds
  • 1 tsp - charonji seeds
  • 1 tsp - Cardamom seeds, crushed lightly
  • 1/2 tsp - Saffron flakes, crushed and rubbed in 1 tsp hot Milk
  • 2 - whole Cloves
  • 1.5 pieces - Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp - Milk
  • 1/2 cup - Sugar
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee

How to Make Nutty Fragrant Rice

  • Wash and soak basmati rice in water for 30 mins. Boil rice in plenty of water, till 3/4th done.
  • Each grain should be long but firm.
  • Drain and keep in large plate to cool.
  • Sprinkle sugar, cardamom, khus khus and saffron.
  • Mix well with your fingers, taking care not to break grain.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy-bottom deep pan, or pressure cooker.
  • Add cloves, cinnamon, all nuts and seeds and mix.
  • Drain and save some fried nuts for topping.
  • Add in rice, turn very carefully with a wide spatula.
  • The melting sugar will make the rice watery.
  • When well mixed, sprinkle 1 tbsp milk.
  • Cover and cook on very low for 3-4 mins.
  • Stir in between, if required, to keep it from burning.
  • Cook till all moisture is absorbed.
  • Garnish with remaining nuts.
  • Serve hot and fragrant.