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Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time

35 Mins

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  • Rice Saila, soaked for 6-7 hours 3 cups
  • Sugar 2 1/2 cups
  • Milk 1 cup
  • Cloves 4
  • Pistachios, finely chopped 10
  • Almonds, finely chopped 10
  • Cardamoms 6-8
  • Yellow food color 1/2 tsp
  • Colored ashrafies few, cut in twos
  • Ghee 1 cup
  • Water

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Cooking Directions

  1. Bring water to boil in a large pan, add drained rice, 2 cloves and 3 cardamoms.

  2. When rice is almost done, strain in a colander and leave in colander for a few minutes.

  3. Turn the rice out in a large open bowl.

  4. Mix in the food color, milk, nuts, sugar and ashrafies.

  5. Heat oil in a large pan, add cardamom and cloves and rice.

  6. Stir with a wooden spoon, cover and cook on high heat for five minutes.

  7. Then put the pan on a tawa and put on heat.

  8. Lower heat after a few minutes, leave till rice is done.

  9. Serve hot or cold.

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  1. veri nice recipie.thanks

    on Feb 6 2013 10:51PM Report Abuse AAMNA SAJID
  2. excellent recipe anD exCellent sitE to0 :)

    on Dec 20 2012 2:21AM Report Abuse MALLICK
  3. Wish you good luck Raana and we are really looking forward to your feedback. Thank you.

    on Jul 4 2012 4:00PM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  4. This is the first time ever Im going to make zarda and this recipe looks super simple and great. Wish me luck please. I just hope that one has to soak the saila rice for 6-7 hours.Ive already started soaking it and pray that it was not a misprint. Using saila rice for the first time ever too. Will let you know how it turned out. :)

    on Jul 4 2012 3:13PM Report Abuse RAANA
  5. For Sugar plz check the point no 4 don't be angry.

    on Jun 3 2010 7:39AM Report Abuse SAMINA
  6. thank a lot for hlep me to make the zarda.

    on May 1 2010 5:49AM Report Abuse NASEEM
  7. sugar 4 point mei add ki tu hai ,nazar k glasses laga k dekho....

    on Mar 29 2010 6:32PM Report Abuse SANA
  8. sugar mehngi hai is liay nahi dali !!lun dal do is main !!!

    on Jan 16 2010 11:48AM Report Abuse Guest

    on Dec 30 2009 12:29PM Report Abuse Guest
  10. confusing recipie????

    on Nov 21 2009 3:31PM Report Abuse Guest

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