Monday, 10 March 2014

Sweet Saffron Rice

Sweet Saffron Rice
(Kesaria Bhaat / Meethe Chawal)

Sweet Saffron Rice

Sweet Sarron Rice is traditional Indian sweet also known as kesaria Bhaat or Meethe Chawal. It is a rich dessert & tastes heavenly.

Sweet Saffron Rice

This is a flavorful sweet dish with a mild sweetness & the richness of nuts & saffron. The main 
ingredients are rice, sugar, ghee, saffron & lots of dry fruits.

Sweet Saffron Rice

The looks & fragrance of saffron rice is delicious & tempting. Rice cooked with sugar, ghee, cloves & cardamoms .... just a pinch of saffron makes this dish full of its fragrant & great in taste.

Sweet Saffron Rice

This dish is very simple to cook. Once done, it is very hard to stop eating it.


1 cup basmati rice
3/4 cup sugar
3 cups of water
1 tbsp ghee 
4-5 cloves
1/2 tsp seeds of cardamom
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
2 pinch of saffron strands soaked in milk
1 tsp chopped almond
1 tsp chopped cashew nuts
1 tsp raisins
1 tsp dry coconut slices 


1. Wash & soak rice for 15 mins. 

2. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add cloves, cardamom seeds. stir it for few seconds

3. Now pour 3 cups of water. Add rice, sugar, saffron, cardamom powder & dry fruits.

4. Bring it to a boil, stir it & boil for 5 mins on low flame.

5. Now close the lid of pressure cooker & steam it for 15 mins with out whistle on low flame.

6. Take it off the heat & let it rest for 5-6 mins.

7. Transfer the rice to a sarving bowl.

8. Garnish it with chopped almond, cashew nuts, dry coconut slices & serve.

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  1. Wow so yummy....very attractive color...really a drool worthy....

  2. looks good.. perfect treat for the occasion

  3. Love the saffron aroma....... Looks tasty!!

  4. Yummy and delicious rice it dear :)

  5. sweet saffron rice looks really yumm.