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Zarda Rice (Meethey Chawal)

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 3
Cuisine: Pakistani   Calories:
Effort: Easy   Pre-Prep time:
Best for: All   Preperation time: 30 min
How to serve: Hot    

Zarda Rice (Meethey Chawal) recipe by maham at PakiRecipes.com.
Sweet saffron basmati rice cooked in sugar syrup and garnished with raisins, almonds etc.


Ingredients
1 Cup Basmati rice
1 1/2 Cup granulated sugar
1 tsp. food color
4 1/2 Cup water
2 table sp. gheeClick to find more about ghee
2 cinnamonClick to find more about cinnamon sticks
CardamomClick to find more about Cardamom 4-5 pods
1/2 tsp. rosewater essence
1/4 Cup cottage cheese
1/2 Cup cashew nuts(chopped), raisinsClick to find more about raisins, almondsClick to find more about almonds etc


Preparation
Bring 4 cups water to boil in a saucepan. Add food color.
Add rice to boiling water.
Cook for 10 minutes or until rice is 2/3 cooked
Drain rice in a colander.
Heat butter in a saucepan.
Add the remaining 1/2 cup water, sugar, cinnamonClick to find more about cinnamon sticks and cardamomClick to find more about cardamom and cook for 3 minutes. Add cooked rice and rose water essence.
Mix together and cook on low heat for 15 to 20 minutes.
Garnish with cottage cheese and nuts.
Serve hot as a dessert.



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