2 cup Sela Rice (soaked for 2 to 3 hours)
1 ½ cup Sugar
6 to 8 Pistachio (chopped)
6 to 8 Almond (chopped)
Few Ashrafis (candy fruit) murabba
Oil or Ghee
4 to 6 Green cardamoms (Choti Ilaichi)
½ cup Milk
Special Zafrani Zarda Rice Recipe for Eid
How To Make Zarda
Boil water then put rice in it for 15 minutes rice in the boil water and let it and add 2 to 3 cloves cook for 5 to 8 mins. When the rice is boiled, drain all the extra water.
Now take a big bowl or dish and put boiled rice, milk, food colour, sugar,dry fruits and ashrafies ( murabba )as well and mix it well.
In a pan, put ghee and fry cloves and cardamom, when they turn brown and an aroma starts to come, add rice and mix it well and then put on dum for 5 min on high heat. Then put it on slow heat and then serve