Punjabi Meethe Chawal (Sweet rice from Punjab, India)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

My mom's a Punjabi and I'm very proud of it! This recipe is from the land of Punjab and I'm really happy to be sharing it on Zaar. Enjoy!


  1. Place saffron in a little warm milk and keep aside.
  2. Then, fry the rice in ghee.
  3. Cover the rice with milk and water completely.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients.
  5. Cover.
  6. Cook on a low flame for 15-20 minutes.
  7. When all the water is absorbed, remove from heat and garnish with cashews and raisins.
  8. Serve hot for a delicious unique Indian dessert you'll always remember!