Zarda- Sweet Rice Pulao

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make Zarda- Sweet Rice Pulao

  • Soak rice for an hour, drain it and keep it aside.
  • Soak saffron in the milk and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan, fry the nuts and keep aside.
  • In the remaining ghee, fry grated carrots on medium flame for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add drained rice and fry for 2-3 minutes on low flame.
  • 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.
  • When the water stops boiling, add milk with saffron and the nuts and raisins while still on a low flame. Stir once.
  • 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.
  • Garnish with more raisins and serve hot.
  • Recipe courtesy: UK Rasoi