Meetha Chawal, Sweet Rice Chawal Recipe

Meetha Chawal

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A traditional delight that warms your soul and delights your taste buds, Meetha Chawal features rice cooked with whole spices and sweetened with sugar.

This process is quite fast and easy using the Microwave oven, so you can conveniently whip up this flavourful creation on any special Occasion . Saffron gives a beautiful hue and rich flavour to this sweet rice, while a garnish of nuts packs in a luxuriant crunch.

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Meetha Chawal, Sweet Rice Chawal Recipe recipe - How to make Meetha Chawal, Sweet Rice Chawal Recipe

Soaking time:  15 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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1 cup uncooked long grained rice (basmati) , soaked for 15 minutes and drained
2 tbsp ghee
25 mm (1") stick cinnamon (dalchini)
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
3 cardamoms
a few saffron (kesar) strands
1 cup sugar

For The Garnish
1 tbsp almond (badam) slivers
1 tbsp pistachio slivers
  1. Combine the ghee, rice, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom in a microwave safe bowl , mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  2. Add the saffron , 1½ cups of water, mix well and microwave on high for 7 minutes, while stirring once after 5 minutes.
  3. Add the sugar, mix well and microwave on high for 8 minutes, while stirring once after 5 minutes.
  4. Serve hot garnished with almonds and pistachios.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy262 cal
Protein1.9 g
Carbohydrates53.2 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat4.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1.4 mg

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Meetha Chawal, Sweet Rice Chawal Recipe
 on 22 Jan 18 10:37 AM

Meetha Chawal
 on 01 Jan 16 12:10 PM

A sweet dessert. Craving for something sweet and rich this is a good choice. Can be made for a festive party as well..Saffron adds a rich flavour to this rice.