Kesari Bhaat

Preparation Time
Cooking Time
To  serve

Ingredients
Milkmaid
Rice
Ghee
Water
Orange colour
Kesar
Cashewnuts
Edible camphor

 : 5 minutes
 : 20 minutes
 : 8
 

: 1 tin
: 1 cup
: 1/2 cup
: 4 cups
: 1/2 tsp
: 1/2 tsp,powdered
: 10-12
: few grains

 


Preparation
  • Wash rice and put in a strainer to drain water . Soak kesar in a little water.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed kadai and fry the wet rice till pinkish in colour .
  • Add 4 cups water , kesar and bring to boil . Reduce flame and cook covered , till rice is well softened.
  • Add Milkmaid and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes . Remove from fire . Add colour and camphor.
  • Garnish with fried Cashewnuts and serve hot or cold as desired.

    Quick Tip
    Amount of water needed for cooking rice depends upon the quality of rice and may be varied slightly.