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Gujbhata

Gujbhata - Sweetened rice mixed with grated carrots

Description

Sweetened rice mixed with grated carrots

Summary

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Prep Time45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 400 g basmati rice, washed in a number of changes oi water, o soaked in enough water to cover for 30 minutes, drained
  • 50 g ghee
  • 6 green cardamoms (choti elaichi)
  • 6 cloves (hung)
  • 300 g sugar
  • 4 c carrots (gajar), grated
  • 2 1⁄2 ml vetiver (kewda) essence

Instructions

1. Bring 6 cups water to the boil. Add the drained rice and cook uncovered until the rice is half done. Drain the rice and keep aside.
2. Heat the ghee in a pan; add the green cardamoms and cloves; saute until the cardamoms change colour Add the sugar carrots, rice, and vetiver essence; stir carefully to mix well.
3. Reduce heat to very low. Cover and cook until the carrots are very tender and the rice is cooked, stirring occasionally.