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Meethe Chawal (Sweet Rice)

Meethe Chawal (Sweet Rice)
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This Diwali, Neha will show us how to make, one of her favourite childhood desserts, Meethe Chawal. Follow Neha's easy and simple steps and let's have a sweet Diwali this year.

Method:

1. Gently wash the rice and soak in water for 1 hour. Strain. Mix milk, yellow food color, saffron, rose water and sugar in a bowl.

2. Heat 4-5 cups water in a pan. When it comes to a boil, add the soaked rice. Cook till the rice is 80 % done. Strain in a sieve and mix a tsp of ghee in the rice. Keep aside.

3. Heat the remaining ghee in a pan. Add almonds, cashew nuts, chironji and raisins and fry till golden brown. Add cardamom, black cardamom and cloves. Fry for 20 seconds.

4. Add the milk mixture. Bring it to a boil. Simmer the heat and add the rice. Cover and cook on low heat for 10-12 minutes.

5. Fluff the rice with a fork. Serve hot.

Neha Mathur

Neha Mathur

Neha works with food brands and start-ups to design their menus and recipes, help with food photography and contribute content. She blogs at <a href="http://www.whiskaffair.com/"> Whisk Affair.</a>

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