Kesar Bhaat

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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: General

This healthy recipe for Ganesh Chaturthi is curated by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor.

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  • A few threads of saffron
  • 1 cup Basmati rice, soaked
  • 1 tablespoon Nutralite Classic
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 7-8 cashew nuts, halved
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon green cardamom powder
  • 25 grams sugar crystals

How to Make Kesar Bhaat

  • Dissolve the saffron in one tablespoon of warm water and set aside.
  • Heat Nutralite Classic in a non-stick pan; sauté the raisins and cashew nuts till lightly browned. Drain and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add the rice and sauté for two to three minutes.
  • Add one and a half cups of boiling water along with saffron-flavoured water and let the rice cook.
  • When half done add the sugar and continue to cook till all the water has been absorbed and the rice is cooked.
  • Add the cardamom powder and mix gently.
  • Decorate with raisins, cashew nuts and sugar crystals. Serve hot.