Cinnamon and Caramel Rice is a delicious dessert, full of caramel and sweet flavor.
Cinnamon and Caramel Rice (Kanika) which is traditionally a spiced sweet pulao that
is offered to the Lord and this one is a caramel version of it.
Basmati Rice: 1/2 cup
Clarified Butter/ Deshi Ghee: 2 tbsp
Sugar: 1-2 tsp (for caramelizing)
Sugar: 5 tablespoon or as taste
Cloves, Cardamom powder: 1 teaspoon
Cinnamon powder: 1 teaspoon
Pinch of salt
Grated coconut for garnishing
Heat ghee in a cooker and add in around 2 tsp or more as needed to get a deep brown color) of
sugar and let it caramelize an turn to a rich brown syrup. Fry Cashews and Raisins till brown.
Wash the rice 2 times in water. let it dry little bit.
Add cinnamon powder, Cloves, Cardamom powder stir fry till a nice aroma emanates for another minute or so.
Add the washed rice and mix well till the rice gets coated with the syrup for another 1-2 minutes.
Add pinch of salt, coconut and sugar in it. Then add rice dobble water in the cooker. Reduce to simmer, cover and let it cook till almost done.
After 3 city off the gas. Serve in dessert bowls garnished with more nuts or dried rose petals or grated coconut.
Delectable sweet rice and taste the original traditional dish.