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Zarda

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Foodie, are you looking for a Zarda recipe? This Indian Zarda is a delectable dessert. Whole preparation and making of Zarda would take only 25 minutes. Tell me how you enjoyed my Zarda. Feedback helps to keep me going and experimenting more.
Ingredients
  Ghee 3 Tablespoon
  Green cardamom 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 6
  Basmati rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Mixed nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry fruits 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Saffron 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1)In a pan, heat the ghee, add cardamom and cloves and cook for 30 seconds. Then, add rice and stir. Let it cook on medium heat for 5 minutes.
2)Add water and bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes until water is soaked by rice.
3)Now, add sugar and nuts and give a good stir.
4)Decrease heat and cover the pan. Cook until rice is tender and there is not moisture.

SERVING
5)Garnish the rice with saffron and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Steamed
Ingredient: 
Rice
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Sweet Rice

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