Tuesday, June 10, 2008


20 g basmati rice
water double amount for rice by volume
1 cup milk
1/2 cup water
2-3 t sugar
2 green cardamom
2-3 almond
2-4 raisins
2-3 pistachios
1 t fresh ghee or butter


  • Heat a karahi and fry the rice lightly.
  • pick and wash and soak the rice in 1 cup of water for half an hour
  • soak the saffron in 1 t little milk .keep aside.
  • boil the rice in the same water till the rice very well cook till in tender.if requier add water.
  • add milk and simmer on slow fire for 15 - 20 minutes on slow fire with frequent stirring .mash the rice while stirring.
  • when it is of creamy consistency ,add sugar and stir till it is dissolved
  • cook so the the mixture become creamy again
  • remove from fire add the crushed green cardamom seeds and add the saffron and ghee or butter.
  • serve hot or cold garnish with dry nutes.

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