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Mewa Ka Zarda (Indian Rice pudding enriched with dry fruits)

ingredients

serves: 4 - 6
2 cups (400 g) 14 oz Rice, Basmati, picked, washed, soaked in water for 1 hour, drained
1 cup (200 ml) 7 fl oz Vegetable oil
4 cups (800 ml) 28 fl oz Milk
1 1/2 tsp (3 g) Green cardamom (choti elaichi) seeds, powdered
1/4 tsp Nutmeg (jaiphal) powder
1/4 tsp Mace (javitri) powder
1/2 tsp Saffron (kesar), soaked in 2 tbsp hot milk
1/2 cup (50 g) 1 3/4 oz Charoli seeds (chironji), coarsely ground
20/16 gm Almonds (badaam), blanched, peeled, sliced
20 / 25 g Cashew nuts (kaju), sliced
1/4 cup (30 g) 1 oz Raisins (Jdshmish), soaked in water for 15 minutes, drained
2 1/2 cups (375 g) 13 oz Sugar

method

1. Heat the oil in a deep pan; when hot, add the drained rice. Stir and add the milk. Stir to mix well. Cover the rice until it is cooked and the milk is fully absorbed.

2. Mix green cardamom, nutmeg and mace powders with the saffron milk.

3. Add the saffron mixture, charoli seeds, almonds, cashew nuts, raisins, and sugar to the rice. Mix well.

4. Cover the pan with a tight lid and put in a preheated oven (100°C / 212°F) for 10 - 12 minutes.

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