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Zarda- Sweet Rice Pulao Recipe

Zarda- Sweet Rice Pulao is a popular Indian Main
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 cup - basmati Rice
  • 1 cup - grated Carrot
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1/4 cup - Raisins
  • 1/4 cup - assorted nuts
  • 3 tbsp - Sugar
  • 1/2 cup - Milk
  • Few strands of Saffron
  • 2 cups - water
  • How to Make Zarda- Sweet Rice Pulao:

    1. Soak rice for an hour, drain it and keep it aside.
    2. Soak saffron in the milk and keep aside.
    3. Heat ghee in a pan, fry the nuts and keep aside.
    4. In the remaining ghee, fry grated carrots on medium flame for 4-5 minutes.
    5. Add drained rice and fry for 2-3 minutes on low flame.
    6. Add 2 cups of water and bring it to boil on medium-high flame. Lower the flame and add sugar, stir just once and cook for a minute.
    7. When the water stops boiling, add milk with saffron and the nuts and raisins while still on a low flame. Stir once.
    8. Cover the lid and cook for 5-6 minutes on a low flame till the rice is cooked. Turn off flame and let the remaining water evaporate.
    9. Garnish with more raisins and serve hot.
    10. Recipe courtesy: UK Rasoi


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