In many states of India, this recipe is made as a sweet dish during special festivals, festivals, and festivities. If there is going to be a special occasion at your home too, then try this recipe once. This royal recipe does not take you much time nor many ingredients to make sweet rice. You can easily make this recipe by mixing some basic ingredients present at home, its taste is no match. Let's see how you can make this special recipe and keep a special aroma in it. After understanding this recipe, if you like it, then share it with your friends and family. Make it at home and enjoy it with everyone.


(Serving: 2)
Main material
1 cup basmati rice
For the main dish
1 teaspoon edible food color
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons Ghee
Water as needed
2 - Cassia
Saffron according to need
Pistachios as required
Cinnamon as required
Cashew nuts as needed
Cloves according to need
Cinnamon as required
4 - Almonds
Coconut as per need
How to make: Make tasty sweet rice at a party or special occasion

Step 1:
Wash rice and soak it in water for 1 hour. Now add ghee to the cooker and heat the ghee well. Add dry fruits to the hot ghee and fry it till it turns golden brown. Now take out all the dry fruits and keep them aside.

How to make delicious sweet rice

Step 2:
Now add finely chopped coconut pieces in the ghee and fry it lightly and take it out. After this, add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon stick to the ghee and spoon it well. After this, remove the soaked rice from the water and put it in the cooker, and spoon it lightly. It is to be noted here that rice can be broken by running a spoon too fast, after that add food color and mix it well.

Step 3:

When water and rice start boiling, add saffron and boil it well. Close the lid of the cooker and let it cook for three hours. Wait till the gas comes out of the cooker, after the gas comes out completely, add sugar and let all the ingredients mix well, and keep it for 10 minutes.

Step 4:

Now add cashews and coconut pieces to this mixture, make it a little firmer. Your sweet rice or sweet rice is ready which we also call zarda. While serving it, serve it hotly by adding fine pieces of pistachios, saffron, and cardamom powder on top of it. If you wish, you can eat it as per your wish. We always eat rice or rice pudding. Try this zarda or sweet rice recipe during a festival or festival this time and enjoy it with your family and your friends. You have already realized how easy it is to make and the ingredients do not seem too much in it. While its taste is very royal. You can make it the main sweet dish at your home during any major festival, festival, festival.
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