Taydi / Sindhi Sweet Rice

Taydi / Sindhi Sweet Rice

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 60

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 90

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • Basmati rice 250 gms

  • Grated jaggery 125 gms

  • Sugar 60 gms

  • Water 750 ml

  • Saffron Strands 10 nos

  • Desi Ghee 4 tbsp

  • Salt 2 pinch

  • Fennel Seeds 1/2 tsp

  • Black Currants 12 nos

  • Almonds 12 nos

  • Cashewnuts 12 nos

  • Dry Coconut Pieces 10 nos

  • Milki 2 tbsp

  • sugar, for giving caramelization effect 2 tbsp

Directions

  • 01

    Wash and soak the rice for 1 hour.

  • 02

    Warm the milk and soak saffron strands in it.

  • 03

    Cut the almonds and cashews lengthwise into halves.

  • 04

    In a thick bottom pan, Take 2 tablespoon ghee.Heat it on low flame.

  • 05

    Add the almonds, cashews, dry coconut and stir fry till golden brown.

  • 06

    Remove and keep aside.

  • 07

    Add 1 tablespoon ghee in the same pan.

  • 08

    Heat on low flame for 1 minute.

  • 09

    Add the fennel seeds and let splutter.

  • 10

    Add the jaggery, sugar, Blackcurrants and water.Let it come to a boil.

  • 11

    In about two minutes, the jaggery, sugar will melt.

  • 12

    Add the salt and rice and the saffron-milk.

  • 13

    Let it boil on full flame till almost cooked.

  • 14

    This will take about 20-25 minutes, depending on the rice type, age etc.

  • 15

    When the rice is almost cooked,add two tablespoon sugar and cover with a very heavy lid and keep the flame low.

  • 16

    After 5 minutes, shut off the gas.

  • 17

    Let it stand covered for 10 minutes.

  • 18

    Open the lid and Gently toss the grains so as to separate them.

  • 19

    Lastly add the fried almonds, coconut and cashewnuts

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