Meetha Pulao

Sweet rice preparation with flavors of spices


  • 1 1/2 cups Basmati Rice, soaked in water for 10 minutes
  • 4 Cloves
  • 4 Cardamom pods
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 5 Black pepper cons
  • Few Saffron strands soaked in 1 tbsp milk
  • 1/4 cup Raisins
  • 1/4 cup Cashew nuts
  • 4 tablespoons Sugar


  1. Bring water to boil. Add whole spices. Add basmati rice and cook until 3/4 rice is cooked. Drain rice and whole spices and keep aside.
  2. Heat sugar with 1/2 cup water till it dissolves. Add this sugar syrup to rice.
  3. Add raisins, cashewnut and saffron milk. Mix well and cook rice on low heat till cooked.
  4. Serve Meetha Pulao hot with lentil curry.

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