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 Narali Bhat (Sweet Coconut Rice) 
  • 300 grams Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 200 grams Rice
  • 200 grams Grated coconut
  • 10-12 Raisins
  • 7 Cloves
  • 2 teaspoons Cardamom powder
  • 5 strands Saffron
  • 4 Almonds
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons Ghee
Wash the rice thoroughly. Drain in a colander for at least 2 hours. Soak the saffron in 1 tbsp warm milk.

Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan. Add 1 cup of water and cook the rice till the grains are separate and tender but not over cooked.

Add the sugar and coconut while the rice is still hot. Cook over a low flame, stirring occasionally but and gently.

When the rice starts to boil, reduce the heat to minimum and stir in the lime juice. Cover the pan and let the rice steam for 4-5 minutes. Take off fire and mix in the cardamom powder, saffron and 3-4 teaspoons of ghee.

Serve hot or chilled, garnished with raisins and slivers of almonds.

Other Details
Serves: 4 Time: 40 mins.

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State: Maharashtra | Submitted by: System


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