- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 25 minutes
- Serving: 6 People
- Calories: 4624 kcal
- Carbohydrate Content: 924.53 g
- Cholesterol Content: 122 mg
- Fat Content: 89.67 g
- Fiber Content: 28 g
- Protein Content: 54.05 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 35.666 g
- Serving Size: 1
- Sodium Content: 414 mg
- Sugar Content: 504.33 g
- Trans Fat Content: 1.862 g
Kesar Rice or Saffron Rice is a sweet rice recipe made with rice, castor sugar and saffron. The aroma and taste of this saffron basmati rice make it irresistible. The whole spices like cinnamon, cloves and other nuts like almond, elaichi powder, pistachios give fantastic flavor to the recipe. This Indian saffron rice dessert is easy to make and loved by kids. You can make this dish during the special occasions and festivals. Here is the recipe for sweet saffron rice with easy to follow steps. Try making it at home and share your experience with us. Enjoy!
Ingredients of Kesar Rice Recipe
- Basmati rice - 500 gm
- Castor sugar - 500 gm
- Almond - ½ Cup
- A pinch of Saffron
- Cardamom powder - 1 Teaspoon
- Pistachios - ½ Cup
- Cloves - 4
- Lemon juice - 1 Cup
- Ghee - 4 Tablespoons
- Cinnamon stick - 2
How to Make Kesar Rice
Step 1: Take a frying pan and add four tablespoon ghee to it. Now, add basmati rice to it and fry it.
Step 2: Now, add some water to the rice and let it cook for 10 minutes.
Step 3: Once the rice is cooked, remove it from the pan and spread it in a thali.
Step 4: Now, take a small cup and add saffron to it, add two teaspoons water to it and mix it well.
Step 5: Now this saffron water to the rice and mix it well. Add one teaspoon lemon juice to the rice and again mix it.
Step 6: Now, in another frying pan, add two tablespoons ghee to it. Then add Cinnamon, cloves and fry it for 1 minute.
Step 7: Then add saffron rice to the pan and add castor sugar to it and mix it.
Step 8: Once the sugar is mixed with the rice remove the pan from the heat and add almond, pistachios, Elachi powder to it and covered it for 5 minutes. Mix the rice and serve hot.