Punjabi gajar ka zarda By Chef Shireen Anwar

By on December 23, 2011

 Punjabi gajar ka zarda By Chef Shireen Anwar

Ingredients 
Basmati rice ½ kg
Salt ½ tsp
Carrots grated 2 cups
Coconut sliced ½ cup
Raisons ½ cup
Almonds 20 blanched whole
Pistachio blanched 20 whole
Green cardamom 6
Ghee ½ cup
Sugar ½ kg

Method
Soak rice for 30 minutes in a pan boil water with ½ tsp salt, boil rice till done, drain and keep aside. Heat ½ cup ghee add ½ cup water with ½ kg sugar, cook stirring till sugar dissolves completely add boiled rice, mix well cook uncovered on high flame for 10 minutes, when water dries add grated carrots, mix well, lower flame and leave it on dum for 15 minutes, remove in a platter, serve garnish with nuts, coconut slice and raisons.