Meetha Chawal, Sweet Rice Chawal Recipe

Meetha Chawal

5/5 stars  100% LIKED IT    1 REVIEW ALL GOOD

Added to 233 cookbooks   This recipe has been viewed 32227 times

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.

Add your private note

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
Show me for servings

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 per serving
Energy262 cal
Protein1.9 g
Carbohydrates53.2 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat4.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A39 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.5 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid2.3 mcg
Calcium2.9 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium0 mg
Potassium0 mg
Zinc0.4 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Microwave Desi KhanaBuy this cookbook

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.


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.