Saffron rice
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Karnataka
Servings 4 people



  • Cook basmati rice (in such a way that each grain should separate) and spread it on a broad plate. Allow it to cool.
  • Soak saffron in milk.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Add cooked rice and fry for a few minutes.
  • Add sugar to it. As the sugar dissolves, it`ll look bit watery. Keep stirring till ghee separates.
  • Add soaked saffron with milk and mix nicely. Turn off the heat.
  • Add raisins, cashews and lemon juice.
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Response (1)
  1. S
    Sunitha April 20, 2006

    Thanks for the wonderful recipe of Kesari Bath. Everyone in my family loved it… 🙂

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