2 cups long grained white rice
2 cups sugar
1 cup ghee or butter
l/2 cup chironji, coarsely ground
25 almonds, blanched & chopped
25 pistachios, chopped
1 tsp cardamom powder
1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
1/2 tsp saffron, soaked in 1 tsp of milk
4 cups milk
rice in water for 2 hours and drain.
the ghee and add the drained rice with milk, cover and cook
on a low fire stirring occasionally but gently so that the rice
grains do not break.
soon as the rice is cooked, add the cardamom and nutmeg powders,
dry fruits, sugar and saffron. Mix well.
in a moderately hot oven till each grain is separate.
hot as a sweet dish.
time: 1 hour 30 minutes