Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding | How to make Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding

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About Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding

Sholeh Zard is a Persian Saffron Rice Pudding which consists and amazing aroma of rose water and cinnamon with the goodness of Almonds and richness of Saffron. Among the few authentic Persian desserts, Sholeh Zard is the classic! The name Sholeh Zard literally means ‘Yellow wobbly’. Made with long grain basmati rice, the dessert is undoubtedly a sinful indulgence. Truly aromatic and gives a royal taste to your palate. There are several types of sweetened rice desserts made all over the world but Sholeh Zard has to be one’s favorite. The color, texture and the aromatic flavor makes it different from any other rice pudding. I strongly recommend this to everyone… a must try!

Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding by Shaheen Ali is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding is a dish which comes from Middle Eastern 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 Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding takes 10 minute for the preparation and 25 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding 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 Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding will be the best option for you. The flavor of Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves4People
Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding

Ingredients to make Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding

  • 1.5 cups Basmati Rice
  • 8 cups water
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 3 cups Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Ghee / Clarified butter
  • 1/4 tsp saffron
  • 2 tbsp hot milk
  • 4 tbsp ground almond
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 cup rose water
  • For garnishing :
  • 4 tbsp chopped almond
  • 2 tbsp chopped Pistachios
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon Powder

How to make Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding

  1. Wash rice with running water to remove starch and grit out. Repeat 2-3 times till you get clear water.
  2. Strain the rice in a rice strainer and keep aside.
  3. In a deep non stick wok heat water. Add rice into it and bring it to boil, removing the white froth.
  4. Now simmer the gas flame, cover the lid and allow the rice to cook for about 15 mins or untill soft.
  5. While the rice is cooking combine saffron and hot milk/water in a small bowl and keep aside.
  6. After the rice is cooked add sugar and stir constantly for about 10-15mins.
  7. As soon as the rice turns sticky add saffron, ground almond, cardamom powder, rose water and unsalted butter or ghee. Combine all together nicely.
  8. Cover the lid and simmer on low heat for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally until mixture has thickened to a pudding
  9. Pour the Saffron rice pudding into a shallow serving dish or spoon into individual serving bowls.
  10. Garnish with cinnamon powder, chopped almonds and pistachios.
  11. Chill in refrigerator until set for almost 2 hours. Serve Chilled !!!

Reviews for Sholeh Zard – Persian Saffron Rice Pudding (1)

Hema Mallik2 months ago
great!
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