Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice) | How to make Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice)

By Shashikala Teggi  |  23rd Jun 2016  |  
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About Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice) Recipe

Zarda Rice is a Sweet Rice with nuts, raisins & cardamom.

Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice) is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Shashikala Teggi teaches how to make Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice) step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice) in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 3 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice) at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice) takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice) is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice) is a good option for you. The flavour of Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice) is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice) and impress your family and friends.

Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice)

Ingredients to make Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice)

  • Basmati rice 1 cup
  • Orange color 1/8th sp
  • haldi 1/8th sp
  • sugar 3/4cup (As per your taste)
  • ghee 1/4 cup
  • cashews 6 count
  • almonds 6 count
  • raisins 10-15
  • cardamom 3
  • bay leaves 2
  • cinnamon 2
  • clove 4
  • cardamom powder 1/4 sp
  • saffron 1 pinch
  • Khoya 1/4 cup

How to make Zarda Rice(Sweet Rice)

  1. Soak saffron in 1/4 cup hot water.Soak rice in a water for one hour. Drain.
  2. Heat water in a deep pan. Add haldi,orange colour and bring it to a boil. Add rice and let it come to a boil again.Reduce heat and let the rice cook till it is three fourths done.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan and saute bay leaves, cardamom, cinnamon, cashew nuts,almonds and raisins till golden. Add 1/2cup water, saffron water, sugar and bring it to a boil.
  4. Add rice cook it until the water dries up.Add khoya cardamom powder and cover the pan and cook on low flame for further 15 minutes.Mix gently and serve hot.

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