Yellow Saffron Rice

Ingredients (for 3-4 servings)

1 Cup basmati rice (soaked in water for 30 min.)

1/2 tsp Saffron strands or 1 pinch saffron colour

tbls ghee

2/3 Cup cold milk

3 Green Cardamom seeds

1 Inch stick cinnamon

5-6 tbsp Sugar

1/2 cup Chopped cashew and almonds

1/4 Cup small raisins

Method (How to make Sweet Saffron Rice)

Boil the rice till 3/4 done drain the water and keep aside.

Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan fry and cashew, raisins and almonds till golden. remove from the pan and keep aside.

Now add cinnamon stick, green cardamom seeds in pan and add the boiled rice in same pan, fry for 3 minutes.

Mix cold milk and sugar and stir gently.

Cover the pan with a lid and cook the rice over low heat until done.

Add saffron milk or a pinch of saffron colour.

Add fried nuts and raisins and cover the pan on low heat for a minute.

Place into a serving dish.

Sprinklesome nuts and raisins over it and serve hot.