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Hariyali Zarda

Yasmin Saiyed
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Hariyali Zarda RECIPE

This is a Traditional sweet rice from hyderabad, make this for festivities with some spicy curry on the side.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Eid
  • Mughlai
  • Boiling
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Rice for white Zarda 3/4 cup
  2. Rice for green Zarda 3/4 cup
  3. Ghee 4 tbsp
  4. Sugar 5 tbsp
  5. Coconut milk 1 tbsp
  6. Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  7. Green colour 1/2 tsp
  8. Cardamom powder 1 tsp
  9. Almond slices 2 tbsp
  10. Poppyseeds 1 tbsp
  11. Colourful Kishmish 2 tbsp
  12. Water 5 glasses


  1. Both rice wash and soak separate bowl for 15 minutes. Boil 2 1/2 glass of water in a pot ,add one bowl rice. When rice 90% Cooked , drain water and keep aside.
  2. Boil again same amount of water. Add second bowl rice and boil. Add green colour. When rice 90 % Cooked drain water and keep aside.
  3. Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pan, add white rice. Add ,2 ,1/2 tbs sugar, cardamom powder. Add little poppyseeds. Add coconut milk. Cover and cook on slow to medium flame.
  4. After 10 to 15 minutes check all water absorb and rice cook properly. Turn off the flame. Do same process for green rice . Don't add coconut milk in green rice.
  5. Add lemon juice to green rice. After green rice Cooked . In a plate add one by one rice and mix careful. Garnish with Almond slices, poppyseeds and colourful kishmish. Serve and enjoy.

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BetterButter Editorial   Aug-08-2017

Hi Yasmin, Your recipe is currently hidden from public view. Kindly mention each steps and ingredients to prepare this recipe in separate lines. To edit the recipe, please go to the recipe image and click on the 'pen icon' on the right top side and edit the recipe. Thanks!

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