Indian Kesar Chawal Saffron Rice Recipe

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Kesar Chawal Saffron Rice Ingredients

Indian Kesar Chawal Saffron Rice

  • 2 cup Rice
  • 4 cup Water
  • 6 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Saffron threads (or less)
  • 2 Tbsp Hot water
  • 1 cup Sliced onion
  • 1 small Cinnamon stick -splintered
  • 4 Bay leaves
  • 4 large Black cardamoms
  • 1 Tbsp Cumin seed
  • 4 Cloves
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • Method

  • Soak saffron in hot water. Wash and soak rice in 3 c water (optional). Heat ghee and fry onions and then remove and keep aside. Add cinnamon, cumin seeds, cardamoms, cloves and salt.
  • Wait 1 minute and then add the bay leaves and 1/2 the onions.
  • Drain the rice and reserve the water. Add the rice grains and stir for 4-5 minutes until all the water evaporates and the grains of rice are coated with oil.
  • Add the water and bring to a boil. Add saffron and its water and pressure cook at 15 psi. Remove from the heat and allow the pressure to drop by itself.
  • (C) Meanwhile fry the onion until it is crisp. Remove and fry almonds, cashew nuts, pistachios, raisins, ginger and chili. Chop egg and sprinkle with salt. Keep
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