Saturday, 31 March 2012

KESAR BHAATH / SWEET SAFFRON RICE



KESAR BHAATH


WHAT YOU NEED:


Basmati Rice 3/4 cup
Sugar 3/4 cup
Milk 3/4 cup
Ghee 4 tabsp
Kismis 1 handful
Cashew nut bits 1 handful
Kesar / Saffron a few strands 
Food color, a few drops
Cardamom powder 1 1/2 tsp
SWEET SAFFRON RICE...


HOW TO MAKE:


Wash basmati rice, drain and keep aside.
Soak  Kesar in the warm milk and keep aside.
In kadahi pour 1 1/2 cups of water and allow it to boil.
When it starts bubbling add rice and slow down the heat to minimum. Cover it.
Cook the rice to soft. Check the rice in between, 
Holding the grains, pressing in between your thumb and forefinger. When it is done add saffron milk and cook it again.
Then add sugar, kismis, cashew bits, ghee and food color. 
Keep stirring till sugar dissolves completely. Close the burner.


Finally add cardamom powder,


Serve hot or cold as desert...tastes very yummy





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