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Zarda Sweet Yellow Rice

Zarda Sweet Yellow Rice
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time

35 Mins

Boil 8 cups of water in a pan and add rice, cloves and cardamoms. Cook till the rice is boiled.
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  • Long grain rice 1/2 kg (soaked in water for 20 minutes)
  • Sugar 2 cups
  • Yellow food color 1/2 tsp
  • Almonds 10 (blanched and slivered)
  • Pistachio nuts 10 (blanched and slivered)
  • Cloves 6
  • Small cardamoms 4
  • Banaspati ghee 1 cup

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Cooking Directions

  1. Boil 8 cups of water in a pan and add rice, cloves and cardamoms.

  2. Cook till the rice is boiled.

  3. Strain and drain all the water. Leave to cool.

  4. Spread rice on a large dish, sprinkle sugar, food color and slivered nuts on it.

  5. Carefully mix so that the color spreads evenly.

  6. Now heat the ghee in a pan, add rice and cook on low heat until all the syrup of sugar dries up.

  7. Place the pan on a heavy griddle (tava) and cook for 20-30 minutes.

  8. Remove from heat.

  9. Fluff it up with a fork and serve.

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  1. yai bohatttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt gani website hai

    on Feb 20 2015 10:15AM Report Abuse ABDULLAH
  2. is there an alternative to putting the pan on a tava- like maybe turning the heat down or something? thanks!

    on Oct 20 2013 7:15AM Report Abuse Guest
  3. its is nice but i think ghee nd sugar shold be reduced

    on Sep 11 2012 6:16AM Report Abuse BHAVNA BHARAT
  4. i can eat a whole pot of this

    on May 2 2012 3:08AM Report Abuse ASIYA
  5. nice

    on Sep 11 2011 8:24AM Report Abuse TABISH
  6. Thank you! :)

    on Aug 11 2011 12:22PM Report Abuse HUMZ
  7. Humz, you can use any available banaspati ghee.

    on Aug 10 2011 8:51PM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  8. does it have to be dalda banaspati?

    on Aug 10 2011 10:49AM Report Abuse HUMZ
  9. it was so nice thankyou very much

    on Feb 6 2010 11:06AM Report Abuse Guest
  10. its my anniversry n wat i want was to cook ma hubby special. and i think i ll be successful in this attempt. thnx 4 such an easy recipe. meena ISB

    on Dec 12 2009 10:01AM Report Abuse Guest
  11. nice

    on Dec 5 2009 9:01AM Report Abuse Guest
  12. seems nice.

    on Nov 26 2009 11:35AM Report Abuse Guest
  13. verry dilicious thank u so much.

    on Oct 23 2009 7:04AM Report Abuse Guest
  14. very good

    on Oct 12 2009 8:01PM Report Abuse Guest
  15. i cant get it .wat she wanna say.

    on Oct 3 2009 6:29AM Report Abuse Guest

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