Kesar Bhath

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - raw rice (basmati)
  • 1 cup - sugar
  • 1/4 cup - ghee
  • 10-12 - cashew nuts (broken)
  • 1 tsp - raisins
  • 1 inch - cinnamon stick (Broken)
  • 1/2 tsp - nutmeg powder
  • 1 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp - strands of saffron
  • 1/2 tsp - edible yellow food colour (optional)

How to Make Kesar Bhath

  • Wash rice and cook it till just done. It should not be well cooked.
  • Add 1/4 cup water to sugar and heat till one string syrup is formed.
  • Add the rice, cardamom powder, saffron strands and yellow colour.
  • Mix well.
  • Simultaneously in another kadai, heat ghee and add cloves, cinnamon sticks and cashew bits.
  • When cashew bits turn light brown, add raisins and nutmeg powder.
  • Pour immediately over the rice and mix well.
  • Turn over constantly till the ghee separates.
  • Remove from flame.
  • Serve hot.

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