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Zarda

Punjabi meethe chawal(rice)
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Rice washed and soaked in water
  • 1 - Sugar
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 3 - Saffron threads
  • or
  • 1/4 tsp Orange food colour
  • 20 gm Oil
  • Cashewnuts for garnishing
  • Raisins(Onakka munthiri) for garnishing

Instructions
 

  • Put saffron in a little warm milk and keep aside (if using).
  • Fry the rice in ghee/oil.
  • Cover the rice completely with milk and water.
  • :- For about 1 cup of milk, add 1/2 cup of water.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients.
  • Cover and cook on a low flame for 15 - 20 minutes.
  • When all the water is absorbed, remove from heat.
  • Garnish with cashews and raisins.
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