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Sweet Rice With Fruits

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Rice, fruits, fruit juice, jaggery and a lot of nice things go into making this delightful dish.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Sweet Rice With Fruits

Main Ingredients

Basmati rice , Cocktail fruits

Cuisine

Maharashtrian

Course

Rice

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Calories

1917

Carbohydrates

380

Protein

15.7

Fat

36.9

Ingredients

  • Basmati rice soaked
    1 cup
  • Cocktail fruits
    1 tin
  • Mixed Fruit Juice
    1 tin
  • Butter
    2 tablespoons
  • Bay leaves
    2
  • Star anise
    1
  • Black peppercorns
    5-6
  • Saffron (kesar)
    a few strands
  • Salt
    a pinch
  • Jaggery (gur) grated
    1/2 cup
  • Mint leaves
    a few
  • Fresh pineapple Full
    1
  • Sugar
    1/4 cup
  • Cinnamon
    1 inch stick
  • Almonds
    10

Method

Step 1


Heat butter in a non stick pan, add bay leaves, star anise, black peppercorns and saute till fragrant.

Step 2


Drain and add rice and saute for 2 minutes. Open a tin of fruit cocktail and add to the pan. Open a tin of mixed fruit juice and add. Mix well.

Step 3


Add saffron mixed in 2 tbsps water and salt. Add grated jaggery and mix well. Add a few fresh mint leaves. Sprinkle a little water, cover and cook till rice is done.

Step 4


Halve a pineapple vertically and scoop out the flesh from one half, leaving a thin wall all around. Chop the scooped out pineapple flesh.

Step 5


Heat ¼ cup sugar in another non stick pan. Add 2 tbsps water, cinnamon and cook on medium heat till it begins to caramelize.Sliver almonds.

Step 6


Add pineapple to the caramel and toss.

Step 7


Uncover the rice and stir gently so that the rice grains do not break. Transfer into the pineapple shell and place the shell on a serving platter.

Step 8


Place the caramelized pineapple over the rice and pour the pan juices over the rice.

Step 9


Sprinkle almonds slivers and a few mint leaves and serve.

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