Halwai February 1, 2018

Ingredients:

• 1 cup – Basmati Rice
• 1 cup – Sugar
• few strands Saffron (Crushed)
• 1 tsp – Chopped pistas, Almonds
• 1/2 tsp – Cardamom powder
• 1 small piece – Cinnamon
• 4 – Cloves
• 1 tbsp – Small Raisins
• 1/2 cup – Pure Ghee
• little Saffron colour, dissolved in 2 tsps of water.

Method:

  1. Boil rice in plenty of water. Do not add salt.
  2. When the rice is just about but not yet done, drain and cool.
  3. Add sugar, colour, cardamom and saffron.
  4. Heat ghee in a heavy sauce pan. Add cloves, cinnamon raisins and rice.
  5. Gradually cook, stirring occasionally gently.
  6. When the water dries up, add the chopped dry fruits on top. Serve hot.

Recipe courtesy of Sify Bawarchi