|Rice Kesari Bath|
Basmati rice - 1/2 cup
Turmeric - a generous pinch
Water - 1 & 1/2 cups
( Add the washed rice , water and turmeric powder into a pressure cook and cook till done )
Chopped cashew nuts - 10
Raisins - 1 tbsp
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
Saffron strings - a generous pinch
( soak them in 2 tbsp of milk)
Sugar - 1 cup
( add more or less according to your taste)
Ghee - 8 tsp
Heat 1 tsp of ghee and fry the nuts till light brown and keep it aside. In the same pan add 4 tsp of ghee and add the cooked rice , in low flame cook for a minute.
Add the sugar and mix till they dissolve and rice is well mixed with the sugar.
Add remaining ghee and mix till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan , add the saffron milk and mix till well combined.
Switch off the flame and add the fried nuts and cardamom powder , mix well and serve hot.
a) If you want the rice to be too soft then add 2 cups of water instead of 1 & 1/2 cups.
b) Add sugar according to your sweetness , 1 cup of sugar was perfect for this sweet.
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