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Rice Biranj recipe

It is traditional sweet pulao, prepared traditionally in Gujarati households with Basmati rice and Chana dal.

About Author Pallavi Vakil

Pallavi Vakil has travelled several paths in her 69 years. She has worked in a bank, taught at pre-school, written articles and short stories for magazines. During all this time, however, she always made time to cook for family and friends. All of whom loved and appreciated her food..
About three years ago she hosted her first pop-up Thali at home. It was a success and the word spread. Soon she began cooking her signature dishes to order – Shrikhand, Puran Poli, even simple Gujarati Shaak or vegetables. Pallavi now even caters to small parties from her home kitchen.
Her recipes and style of cooking are inspired by her mother and mother-in-law. Her food is made with a lot of love & heart.

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Ingredients

• 1 cup Basmati Rice
• 1/2 cup Chana Dal
• 11/2 cups Sugar
• Saffron,
• Cardamom Powder,
• Raisins,
• Almonds
• 4 tablespoon Ghee
• Cloves and Cinnamon

Instructions

• Wash the Rice.
• Drain the water and dry it on a cloth.
• Soak Chana Dal for 2-3 hours.
• Heat 2 tablespoons Ghee in a pan add 2 Cloves and a piece of Cinnamon.
• Roast the Rice and Chana Dal
• Add enough warm water for the Rice to cook.
• Add Saffron and Raisins Cook the Rice & Chana Dal.
• Spread Sugar on the cooked Rice Cover and cook.
• When the Sugar starts dissolving, gently stir it in.
• Put the vessel containing rice on a tava and leave the flame on till a syrup is formed.
• Then add the remaining 2 tablespoons of Ghee and Cardamom.
• Garnish with slivered Almonds Serve hot.

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biranj

Biranj recipe

It is traditional sweet pulao, prepared traditionally in Gujarati households with Basmati rice and Chana dal.
Course one pot meal
Cuisine Indian, Rice dishes, sweet dishes
Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 2 persons
Author Pallavi Vakil

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1/2 cup Chana Dal
  • 11/2 cups Sugar
  • Saffron
  • Cardamom Powder
  • Raisins
  • Almonds
  • 4 tablespoon Ghee
  • Cloves and Cinnamon

Instructions

Instructions

  1. Wash the Rice.
  2. Drain the water and dry it on a cloth.
  3. Soak Chana Dal for 2-3 hours.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons Ghee in a pan add 2 Cloves and a piece of Cinnamon.
  5. Roast the Rice and Chana Dal
  6. Add enough warm water for the Rice to cook.
  7. Add Saffron and Raisins Cook the Rice & Chana Dal.
  8. Spread Sugar on the cooked Rice Cover and cook.
  9. When the Sugar starts dissolving, gently stir it in.
  10. Put the vessel containing rice on a tava and leave the flame on till a syrup is formed.
  11. Then add the remaining 2 tablespoons of Ghee and Cardamom.
  12. Garnish with slivered Almonds Serve hot.

Aboutindrani

Indrani Sen is a teacher,lecturer in Information Technology/Computer Science for the past 12 years. She has authored 4 text books in Information Technology.
She is passionate about cooking and loves to blog about food and travel.This blog is like my baby as I have built it from scratch by myself with little help from colleagues ,friends and of course Google.

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