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  • 4 cups Basmati Rice (uncooked)
  • 1 tbsp. Raisins (Kishmish)
  • 1 tbsp. Walnuts (Akhrot) (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp. Almonds (Baadaam) (chopped)
  • 2 tsp. Grated Orange Zest
  • 10 Small Cardamom Pods (Choti Ilaichi)
  • 3 tbsp. Heavy Cream
  • 4 cups Sugar
  • tsp. Orange Food Color
  • 2 tbsp. Vegetable Oil

    1. Pre-soak rice in water for atleast 10 to 15 minutes.
    2. In a large pot combine: water, 5 cardamom pods, and food color; bring to a boil. Slowly stir in rice, reduce heat, cover and simmer until rice is tender, (about 20 minutes).
    3. In a large skillet over low heat, fry the remaining 5 cardamom pods in oil for about 2 minutes. Stir in the cooked, drained rice, and sugar. Cover and cook for another 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the heavy cream, raisins, walnuts, almonds and orange zest.

    Serving Suggestions: Serve Warm or Hot
    Yield: 16 Servings
    Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
    Cooking Time: 40 Minutes
    Ready In: 50 Minutes
    Degree of Difficulty: Medium
    Recipe Category: Dessert
    Recipe Ethnic Group: Pakistani
    Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
    Calories: 394
    Total Fat: 3.5 Grams
    Cholesterol: 4 MG
    Sodium: 4 MG
    Total Carbohydrates: 87.7 Grams
    Dietary Fiber: 0.7 Grams
    Protein: 3.5 Grams
    Recipe Requested by, Rosilin (India)
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