Sweet Saffron Rice Recipe

Sweet Saffron Rice Recipe
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The long-grained Basmati rice is cooked with saffron to lend it a caramelized golden hue in this South Indian dish. The aroma emanating from the Sweet Saffron Rice is heavenly and this dessert can be served either cold or warm.
Sweet Saffron Rice Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 7.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 3/4 Cup rice
  • 1/2 tsp Saffron strands
  • 2 tbsp Hot milk
  • 45 gm Clarified butter or margarine
  • 2/3 Cup cold milk
  • 3 Cardamom seeds
  • 1 Inch stick cinnamon
  • 4 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Cream
  • 30 gm Chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 Cup raisins
How to make Sweet Saffron Rice:
  • Soak saffron strands in hot milk.
  • Boil rice for 5 minutes, then drain.
  • Melt butter in a pan.
  • Fry the boiled rice, cardamom seeds and cinnamon stick for 3 minutes.
  • Mix cold milk and sugar, stir gently.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and cook the rice over low heat until done.
  • Add cream and saffron milk.
  • Cover it and put on low heat for a minute.
  • Place into a serving dish.
  • Sprinkle with nuts and raisins.