Saffron Rice (Kesar Chawal)

Saffron Rice (Kesar Chawal)

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"While it sounds complex, this is really easy to make. It looks spectacular on the table. "


1 ts Saffron threads; or less
2 tb Hot water
1 sm stick Cinnamon; Splintered
4 Bay Leaves
2 c Rice
2 tb Butter
4 lg pods Cardamom
1 tb Cumin seed
1 c Onion; sliced
4 Cloves
4 c Water

Original recipe makes 6



Soak the saffron in 2 tablespoons hot water. Heat the butter and fry the onions. Add cinnamon, cumin seeds, cardamoms, and cloves. Wait 1 minute, add the bay leaves and the onions. Add the rice and stir until the grains of rice are well coated with butter. Add the water and bring to boil. Add saffron and its water, cover and let cook over medium to low heat until rice is ready. Watch it! It has a tendency to stick! Recipe By : Somesh Rao File

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richarji 9y ago

While it sounds complex, this is really easy to make. It looks spectacular on the table.
promfh 9y ago

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