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Zaran Saffron
Persian Rice - w/ Saffron & Rose

Persian Rice - w/ Saffron & Rose

Saffron Rice w/ Rose A savory rice dish which is perfumed with premium strands of Zaran Saffron and flavored with rose water. With the beautiful color from saffron, it is just so festive to look at. The subtle flavor of exotic saffron combined with the nutty notes of ghee makes it a perfect side to serve with chicken, fish or vegetable and meat stews. The recipe is easy to make and uses very basic pantry ingredients. The entire process takes about 45 minutes to finish minus the soaking time and since rice almost doubles in quantity after cooking, this is...

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Zaran Saffron
Saffron Cream Pasta

Saffron Cream Pasta

A quick weeknight supper pasta in a rich and decadent saffron perfumed cream sauce. Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 lb pasta (I used tagliarini) 4 tbsp butter 1 clove garlic 2 tbsp chopped shallot ¾ cup heavy cream 8-10 strands of zaran saffron (add the strands to mortar pestle with a pinch of coarse salt and grind to a fine powder) ½ tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp lemon zest 5 -6 tbsp grated parmesan salt & pepper to taste Chopped parsley Method Set a large pot of salted water on stove to bring to a rolling boil. In a medium...

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Golden Milk - Saffron & Fresh Turmeric

Golden Milk - Saffron & Fresh Turmeric

Turmeric Milk, an ancient Ayurvedic elixir made with turmeric (fresh or ground) and cow's milk or any plant based milk is not only comforting and soothing but also extremely nourishing. Here in this recipe fresh turmeric root is slowly boiled with milk and then finished with saffron infused in milk to enhance its anti inflammatory and immunity boosting advantages. The milk is slightly spicy, bold and has an earthly flavor, not to mention how the premium saffron strands enhance the color to be truly "golden" Though a little crushed black peppercorn is cannot be skipped for its need for the...

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Chicken Korma w/ Saffron

Chicken Korma w/ Saffron

A royal dish with finest flavors of saffron and fragrant spices in a rich creamy cashew sauce. Ingredients   To marinate 2lb (1 kg) chicken pieces, bone in 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp Red chilli powder 1.5 tsp salt   For the sauce a generous pinch of zaran saffron 1 tablespoon warm milk 12-15 whole cashews 4 cloves 4 green cardamom, seeds only 1/2" cinnamon stick (see notes) 1 small twig of mace (can be skipped if not available) ½ teaspoon fennel seeds 1 large bay leaf 3/4 cup fried onions (store bought or homemade(see notes on how to make at...

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