Prep Time : 0-5 minutes
Cook time : 21-25 minutes
Serve : 4
Level Of Cooking : Medium
Full cream milk 1 litre
Kolam rice 3 tablespoons
Saffron (kesar) 6-8 strands
Pure ghee 2 teaspoons
Cashewnuts chopped 10-12
Raisins 2 teaspoons
Sugar ½ cup
Green cardamom powder ½ teaspoon
Step 1: Soak the saffron in one tablespoon of warm milk and set aside.
Step 2: Heat the ghee in a pan and lightly saute the cashewnuts and raisins and set aside.
Step 3: Bring the remaining milk to boil in a thick-bottomed pan, add the rice and reduce heat.
Step 4: Cook, stirring continuously, till the rice gets cooked and the milk reduces to one-third its original quantity.
Step 5: Add the sugar and mix well. While stirring crush the rice slightly.
Step 6: Add the green cardamom powder and saffron milk and mix well. Add the sauteed cashewnuts and raisins and mix.
Step 7: Serve hot or cold.