Prep Time : 7-8 hour
Cook time : 31-40 minutes
Serve : 4
Level Of Cooking : Medium
Poppy seeds (khuskhus or posto) soaked overnight and drained ½ cup
Milk 2 tablespoons + 2 cups
Rice 4 tablespoons
Saffron a large pinch
Sugar 1/3 cup
Green cardamom powder a pinch
Blanched and sliced almonds for garnishing
Blanched and sliced pistachios for garnishing
Step 1: Grind poppy seeds with 3 tbsps rice and 2 tbsps milk into a smooth paste.
Step 2: Heat 2 cups milk in a deep non-stick pan, add remaining rice and saffron, mix and bring to a boil.
Step 3: Add ground paste, mix well and cook, stirring continuously, for 4-5 minutes.
Step 4: Add sugar, mix well and cook till it thickens and rice and poppy seeds are fully cooked.
Step 5: Add cardamom powder and mix well and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Step 6: Serve hot garnished with almond and pistachio slices.