Mutanjan Sweet Rice
Mutanjan is a sweet colourful rice from Pakistan . It is a festive dessert rice which is served on auspicious occasions like weddings and Eid .
Prep Time
10Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30Minutes 20Minutes
Prep Time
10Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
30Minutes 20Minutes
Instructions
  1. Wash and soak rice for 20 minutes .
  2. Add cloves and cardamom to 4 cups water and boil .
  3. Add the drained rice and cook till they are 80% cooked .
  4. Remove and drain in a sieve .
  5. Place a pan and add 1/2 cup water .
  6. Let the water boil .
  7. Add sugar and let it dissolve.
  8. Add ghee and the drained rice .
  9. Simmer the flame and add half the nuts .
  10. Now add all three colours to the rice , dropping at three different sides .
  11. You can add the kewra essence and saffron water at this time .
  12. Cover and cook the rice till done , make sure there’s no water and the rice is perfectly cooked .
  13. Add tutti fruity , glazed cherries , more nuts .
  14. Cover and let stand for 5-7 minutes .
  15. Carefully remove the rice on a serving platter , making sure you arrange all colours so that they show up .
  16. Add more nuts and mini rasgullas and finally some chopped rose petals and serve
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