Pineapple Zarda | How to make Pineapple Zarda

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About Pineapple Zarda

Zarda is a traditional dish which is mainly prepared in weddings in the north Indian Muslim communities. Today for innovation i have infused pineapple into zarda to make it more interesting. So, the sweetened pulao is here for you.

Pineapple Zarda is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Pineapple Zarda by Lata Lala is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Pineapple Zarda at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Pineapple Zarda is a dish which comes from North Indian cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Pineapple Zarda takes 15 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Pineapple Zarda make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Pineapple Zarda will be the best option for you. The flavor of Pineapple Zarda is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Pineapple Zarda at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Pineapple Zarda

Ingredients to make Pineapple Zarda

  • 1 cup rice, basmati
  • 1.25 cups Pineapple juice
  • 1 bowl Pineapple cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 spoons clarified butter/ghee
  • 2 sticks of cinnamon,
  • 3-4 cloves
  • 1 Cup water
  • Saffron strands few
  • Milk 2 spoons to soak saffron
  • 2 drops of Yellow food color
  • 2 drops of kevada water
  • Few drops of lemon juice
  • Pinch of saffron
  • Pistachios, cashews, raisins & almonds handful

How to make Pineapple Zarda

  1. Add saffron in warm milk. Set aside.
  2. Add 1 cup of pineapple juice with 1 cup of water.
  3. Add yellow food color and boil.
  4. Add soaked rice to this and sprinkle few drops of lemon ,and cook until rice is 90% done.
  5. This would make rice khila khila for zarda.
  6. Drain the rice and spread in a thali, so that rice does not stick to each other.
  7. In a separate pan, put ghee.
  8. Put all the dry fruits, fry and keep them aside.
  9. Now in that same pan in ghee, add cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. Saute it.
  10. Now add remaining Pineapple juice & sugar.
  11. Add a cup of pineapple chunks, Cook till pineapple softens
  12. Now add drained rice to this, sprinkle saffron milk & kevada water and mix well on low heat.
  13. Cover with aluminium foil and cook it on dum, till it is cooked and grains of rice are khila hua.
  14. Once liquid is dried, turn off stove.
  15. Remove the foil.
  16. Garnish with dry fruits.
  17. Serve hot with chunks of pineapple.

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