Zarda Flag | How to make Zarda Flag

By Zeenath Amaanullah  |  18th Aug 2016  |  
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About Zarda Flag Recipe

Popular and the most easiest one. Sweet rice tossed in butter or ghee and garnished with loads of dry fruits.

Zarda Flag is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Zarda Flag has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Zeenath Amaanullah is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Zarda Flag recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Zarda Flag is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 20 minutes. This is recipe of Zarda Flag is perfect to serve 6 people. Zarda Flag is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Zarda Flag. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Zarda Flag by commenting on this page below!

Zarda Flag

Ingredients to make Zarda Flag

  • Basmati rice 100 gms
  • sugar 6 tbsp
  • cardamom pods 5
  • Nuts of your choice 1 cup, chopped
  • Green food colour 1 tsp
  • butter or ghee 3 tbsp

How to make Zarda Flag

  1. Soak the rice for about 20 minutes.
  2. Drain and cook it like we make our daily plain boiled rice.
  3. Don't overcook it. Let it be al dente.
  4. Separate about a few tbsps of rice, in the rest, add the green colour. Sprinkle the sugar on top along with ghee and cardamom pods.
  5. Cover it and cook on a low flame. Let the sugar mix well. It should give this rice a nice sheen and glaze.
  6. Garnish with nuts of your choice and serve it hot.
  7. Make the flag as shown in the picture and use the white rice for the crescent moon.

Reviews for Zarda Flag (3)

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

very interesting!

Hemakshi Makhija2 years ago

lovely green colour..happy celebrations!

Zeenath Amaanullah2 years ago


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