Zarda | How to make Zarda

By Jassu Sehdev  |  11th Jul 2016  |  
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About Zarda Recipe

It's sweet rice made in pure ghee.

Zarda is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Zarda is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Zarda by Jassu Sehdev will help you to prepare the perfect Zarda in your kitchen at home. Zarda needs few minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Zarda. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Zarda. In case you have any questions on how to make the Zarda you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Jassu Sehdev. Zarda will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.


Ingredients to make Zarda

  • 1 bowl basmati rice
  • 1 bowl sugar
  • 6 tsp ghee
  • Mixed dry fruits chopped
  • 5 tsp chopped dry coconut
  • 1inch cinnamon
  • 2 badi elachi
  • 4 clove's
  • 1tsp food color

How to make Zarda

  1. Wash and soak rice for 1/2 an hr.
  2. Boil rice add food color till it is 80℅, strain and keep aside.
  3. In a pan put sugar and water, let it boil and let sugar dissolve.
  4. Strain the sugar syrup and keep aside.
  5. In pan put ghee, add clove, cinnamon, elachi saute add dry fruits saute it add chopped coconut, sugar syrup and rice mix nicely with soft hand's simmer till cooked and water evaporates.
  6. Remove it in a serving dish and garnish with dry fruits.

My Tip:

This is an authentic punjabi dish.

Reviews for Zarda (4)

Shannon Nowackia year ago

Delicious post! I was looking some best recipes for Mysore pak and your method is really easy to make and helpful for me and I appreciate your effort but bestessays com au offering well task. Keep it up!

Renu Kanwar3 years ago


Jassu Sehdev3 years ago


Bindiya Sharma4 years ago

looks nice!