Meethe Chawal


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A sweet variation to a typical savoury rice recipe, meethe chawal have rice cooked with grated carrots and sugar and flavoured with cardamom, cloves and kewra essence.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
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2 cups soaked rice
4 cups grated carrot
2 cups sugar
4 to 5 cardamoms
4 to 5 cloves (laung / lavang)
a few drops of vanilla essence
1/2 cup ghee

  1. In a deep pan, add enough water and add the rice, mix well and cook till the rice is half cooked.
  2. Heat the ghee in a kadhai, add the cardamoms and cloves in it lightly.
  3. Add the sugar, carrots, and rice, mix well and cook on very low heat until the rice is cooked and water is dried.
  4. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by tiwari_anuja on 05 Oct 2011

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