FRUIT AND NUTTY RICE

FRUIT AND NUTTY RICE



FRUIT AND NUTTY RICE

INGREDIENTS:



Basmati  Rice                                        - 250 gms


 Khoya                                                   -  100gms


Sugar                                                     -  200 gms


Star Anise                                              -  1


Cloves                                                    -  4


Cardamoms                                           -  2


Ghee & Cooking Oil                     -  1/4 cup


Sliced Almond                                       -  2 tbsp


Sliced Pistachios                                   -  2 tbsp


Raisins                                                   -  2 tbsp


Sliced Dried Dates                                 -  2 tbsp

  Tutti fruitti                                             - 2 tbsp

Rose water                                              -  2 tbsp


Yellow  food color                                  -  as required


Water                                                      -  for cooking

METHOD:


Wash and soak rice , for half an hour, Drain the water and set aside.


Boil water in a large pan with food color.


Add drained rice and boil till half cooked. Drain water and keep aside.


Heat ghee in the pan, add cardamoms, star anise, cloves  and raisins.


Add the  khoya, sugar and mix well then add  half cooked  rice.


Cook on low heat, covered until the sugar dissolves.


Turn heat to high and cook uncovered , stirring occasionally until the water dries out.


Now add sliced almonds, pistachios, dry dates and  tutti fruiti. on top of rice and cook on very low heat, covered for 8 - 10 minutes.


Turn off the heat, add rose water and mix gently. 


Your yummy Fruit and Nutty Rice is ready to taste...............


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