Saffron Rice


2 cups basmati rice
3 cups of water
1/4 tsp saffron
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp rose water
2 cardamoms
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
3 cloves
salt to taste
2 tbsp ghee


  1. Wash the basmati rice, drain it and keep it aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix saffron and rose water in milk and keep it aside.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan  and fry the cardamoms, cloves, bay leaf and cumin seeds.
  4. Then add the water along with  saffron milk (step 2) and salt and bring to boil.
  5. Add the drained rice, mix well and cook covered on low flame until rice is cooked.
  6. Remove from flame and serve hot with any curry of your choice..


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