Saffron Dill Rice with Broccoli Sauce, Kesar Suva Rice with Broccoli Sauce


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Saffron Rice with Broccoli Sauce

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Nothing short of a royal creation, this recipe features a ring of rice, laced with saffron and dill, filled with a luscious broccoli sauce. The saffron lends a rich hue and aroma to the rice, while dill contributes its unique flavour to it.


A dash of herbs and other ingredients like onions and green chillies make the broccoli sauce a tasty treat worthy of the intensely-flavoured rice. Arranged very appealingly, the Saffron Dill Rice with Broccoli Sauce is a delight to behold and devour!


Do include this recipe for your next party buffet, it's delicious and attractive.

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Saffron Dill Rice with Broccoli Sauce, Kesar Suva Rice with Broccoli Sauce recipe - How to make Saffron Dill Rice with Broccoli Sauce, Kesar Suva Rice with Broccoli Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings (4 serving )
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Ingredients

For The Saffron Dill Rice
1/4 tsp saffron (kesar) strands
2 tbsp chopped dill (shepu / suva bhaji)
2 1/4 cups cooked long grained rice (basmati)
4 tbsp warm milk
1 tbsp butter
salt to taste

For The Broccoli Sauce
1 cup chopped broccoli
1 tbsp cornflour
3/4 cup milk
1 tbsp butter
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 tsp dried oregano
salt to taste
Method
For the saffron dill rice

  1. Combine the saffron and warm milk in a small bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan add the rice and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the saffron- milk mixture and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Switch off the flame, add the dill and mix well and keep aside.

For the broccoli sauce

  1. Combine the cornflour, milk and ¼ cup of water in bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Boil enough water in a deep non-stick pan, add the broccoli and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Drain and keep aside.
  3. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan add the onions and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the broccoli and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the cornflour-milk-water mixture, oregano and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Just before serving, re-heat the rice. Fill the prepared saffron rice in a greased ring mould and press it from all the sides, with the help of the back of a spoon.
  2. Invert the ring on a serving plate, and demould it.
  3. Fill the center of the rice with the prepared broccoli sauce.
  4. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy350 cal
Protein6.7 g
Carbohydrates46 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat14.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A872 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.5 mg
Vitamin C18.1 mg
Folic Acid26.3 mcg
Calcium146.4 mg
Iron1.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium62.1 mg
Potassium127.7 mg
Zinc0.8 mg

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Reviews

Saffron Dill Rice with Broccoli Sauce, Kesar Suva Rice with Broccoli Sauce
5
 on 30 Jun 16 04:38 PM


Saffron Dill Rice with Broccoli Sauce.. Aromatic rice with creamy broccoli sauce,just great combination.. this is a must try recipe for a party.. All will love it..