Meetha Chawal (Sweetened rice mixed with almonds and pistachio)

Meetha Chawal (Sweetened rice mixed with almonds and pistach

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Servings: 6
Calories: 605


  • 9 oz Rice Basmati, soaked for 1 hour, drained
  • 4 oz Ghee
  • 4 Cloves laung
  • 4 Green cardamom choti elaichi
  • 1 Cinnamon dalchini, 1 inch stick
  • 11 oz Sugar
  • 1 tsp Saffron kesar, soaked
  • 25 g Almonds badaam, blanched
  • 25 g Pistachios pista, chopped
  • 25 g Pine nuts chilgoza, peeled


  • Parboil the rice and spread it out on a flat dish to cool.
  • Heat the ghee in a wok (kadhai); add cloves, green cardamom, and cinnamon stick.
  • Add 1/2 cup water, sugar, and saffron; stir till the syrup becomes slightly sticky.
  • Add rice and stir carefully on low heat for 15 minutes or till the mixture is absolutely dry. Remove from heat.
  • Add almonds, pistachios, and pine nuts; mix gently. Serve hot.
Calories: 605 kcal
Carbohydrates: 90 g
Protein: 6 g
Fat: 26g
Saturated Fat: 12 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 48 mg
Sodium: 5 mg
Potassium: 171 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 53 g
Vitamin A: 21 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 44 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Puddings
Cuisine Indian
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