Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make Saffron Rice Pudding:
1 cup of long-grain rice
4 cups of milk
1/2 cup of sugar
1/4 teaspoon of saffron threads
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Cook the rice according to package instructions and set it aside.
In a saucepan, heat the milk, sugar, saffron threads, and vanilla extract over medium heat.
Stir occasionally until the mixture begins to simmer.
Add the cooked rice to the saucepan and stir until the pudding thickens.
Reduce the heat to low and continue cooking for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the pudding reaches your desired consistency.
Remove from heat and let it cool for a few minutes.
Serve warm or chilled, garnished with a sprinkle of cinnamon or a dollop of whipped cream.
Note: You can also add some raisins, nuts, or dried fruits to make it more tasty.
Enjoy your delicious and aromatic Saffron Rice Pudding!
Tahdig, also called TahChin in Afghanistan, is a Persian and Afghani dish which means bottom of the pot. This is a very popular dish in Iran and Afghanistan.
Tahdig is also called crunchy rice. Saffron and rice are the main two ingredients of this cuisine. It is produced during the cooking of rice over direct heat from a flame.
Understanding the real vs Fake saffron is a question that most people face when buying saffron. In this post, I will deeply explain each aspect of saffron quality and methods on differentiating real vs fake saffron.
Fake saffron is mostly adulterants and foreign materials that are colored with red food coloring and sold as real saffron. The fake saffron has no flavor and have a metallic taste like chemicals. Fake saffron also smells like tabacco or chemical substances, it a sharp and unpleasant smell.
On the other hand, real saffron has a pleasant and strong floral smell, with a honeyed earthy taste. It has a mixed of sweet and bitter taste. It is an enjoyable essence of flavor that you are looking in saffron.
Known as one of the most expensive spices in the world, there's much about saffron that Western cultures often misunderstand. This week on Beyond the Shelf, we spoke with the CEO & Co-Founder of Heray Spice, Mohammad Salehi.
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