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Basant Panchami Special – How To Make Peele Meethe Chawal To Celebrate

Yellow coloured Peele Meethe Chawal are made to celebrate Basant Panchami, the day of Goddess Saraswati, and the harbinger of spring in North India.

Yellow coloured Peele Meethe Chawal are made to celebrate Basant Panchami, the day of Goddess Saraswati, and the harbinger of spring in North India.

Basant Panchami is a day of Maa Saraswati, the goddess of the mind, of learning, and art. I wish all of you a Happy Basant Panchami. Yellow is the color of this day.

Today we will make Peele Meethe Chawal. It is a very easy and tasty recipe, that you can make any day, not just for the celebration.

Peele Meethe Chawal recipe

Ingredients for the rice

  • Basmati Rice – 1 Cup
  • Water – 5 Cup

Ingredients for the sugar syrup

  • Sugar – 1 Cup
  • Water – 1/2 Cup
  • Saffron – 2 Pinch
  • Cardamom – 1
  • Cashew – 8-10
  • Almonds – 8-10
  • Raisins – 5-6
  • Dry Coconut –  1/4

How to make Peele Meethe Chawal

  • First of all soak saffron in 2 spoons of warm water.
  • Take a big pan; add rice and water. Boil till cooked.
  • Chop almonds, cashews, and dry coconut in a bowl.
  • When rice cooked, strain the water.
  • Take another pan and add water, sugar and saffron (including water).
  • When sugar melts, add the cooked rice and mix well.
  • Cover it with a lid and keep the flame at its lowest.
  • After 5 minutes add half of the dry fruits and mix.
  • Now remove the lid and cook for 1 minute.
  • Take off the flame, and add desi ghee and mix well.
  • Your Peele Meethe Chawal are ready.
  • Put them in a bowl or plate, and garnish with remaining dry fruits.

Tips for cooking the Peele Meethe Chawal

  • Cook the rice properly.
  • Sugar syrup should not be thick.
  • You can replace saffron with turmeric powder.

Now celebrate Basant Panchami with the Peele Meethe Chawal. Enjoy with family!

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