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Serves :

Preparation Time :
1 hour

Cooking Time :
40 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Heat the milk in a heavy-bottomed pot; add rice (drained) and cook over low heat till the milk begins to get absorbed. Remove from heat, keeping the rice a little under done.
  • Transfer the rice to a large flat dish. Add the sugar and mix well gently.
  • Soak the saffron in water for 5 minutes.
  • Heat the ghee in a heavy-bottomed pot. Lightly fry the dry fruits, coconut, cinnamon sticks, green cardamom, black peppercorns, and bay leaves.
  • Add the rice and saffron water. Stir well, gently.
  • Put a flat pan / griddle under the pot and cook covered over low heat till a pleasant aroma emanate and the rice is done. Serve hot.


  • 300 grams Rice, Basmati, washed, soaked for 1 hour 
  • 1 liter Milk 
  • 400 grams Sugar 
  • 2 teaspoon Saffron kesar
  • 5 tablespoon Ghee 
  • 70 grams Almonds 
  • 35 grams Cashew nuts 
  • 50 grams Currants 
  • 20 grams Coconut, diced 
  • 3 Cinnamon, 1" sticks 
  • 6 Green cardamoms 
  • 6 Black peppercorns 
  • 2 Bay leaves 
  • 6 Cloves

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