Jaggery Rice (gur Waale Chawal)

Jaggery Rice is a traditional punjabi sweet rice dish made with gur and ghee as main ingredients. Nuts are added to enhance the taste of rice.

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Aarti Sharma's Secret Indian Recipe !

Preparation Time: 
30 minutes
Cooking Time: 
20 minutes


Basmati Rice – 1 cup
Hot Water – 2 cups
Jaggery – 3/4 cup
Ghee/ Clarified Butter – 2 tsp
Cashews – 2 tbsp
Raisins – 2 tbsp
Green Cardamom - 3
Dry Coconut - chopped or sliced
Add the jaggery to the hot water, mix well and allow it to dilute with the water.
In a pan, heat ghee on medium heat.
Once hot, add cardamom, cashews and the raisins. All the cashews to get a little color and the raisins plump up.
Pour it into the rice cooker.
Add washed, soaked and drained rice and coconut in the rice cooker.
Use a seive, strain the jaggery water to the rice cooker.
Mix well and cook as per the rice cooker instructions.
Once done, fluff with a fork and remove the rice from the cooker and serve hot.