Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Saffron sweet rice for Basant Panchami

First month of the year is gone ya it was quick i know ,when the year 2011 started i had made a list of things which i gonna follow seriously
planning each day ahead - i am dng this
reviving my other blog - started
read books ( good books ) - read some :-)
be nice trying
and think positive trying hard
what i couldnt do :-(
start using  my sewing maching , its still sitting in a corner.
what i learnt
 til gud ladoo which i have seen each year my dadi and mother making and after marriage my mil so this year i tried ,.
This month i gonna do the same ,stick to the things which i am doing and try to learn new things ,speaking of new things today is Basant Panchmi ,yesterday i had asked my mother what is prepared on this auspicious day,she told me recipe of this sweet rice which Dadi used to prepare,i had no excuse as i had all the ingredients at home,so this is how i prepared Sweet Rice to celebrate Basant Panchmi and feel closer to home ;-)

Recipe name Sweet Rice/Meethe Chawal
Recipe source Dadi
Preparation time 10 mins
Cooking time 10 - 12 mins
Basmati rice one cup (wash and keep aside )
Milk two cup
sugar two tbsp
saffron strands pinch
yellow colour pinch
ghee one and half tbsp
caramom crushed two
chopped dryfruits almond,cashew nut raisin and chironji one tbsp

In a non stick wok heat ghee and lower the flame
add cardamom followed by rice and fry for two minutes
add milk,followed by sugar and keep stirring
once milk boils add ghee,saffron strands and yellow colour
let it simmer on low flame till milk is not seed
remove from flame and serve warm garnished with chopped dryfruits.
Thats all friends,see you all soon
take care and happy blogging