Mutanjan Recipe in Urdu & English

Pakistan is a heaven for foodies with a sweet tooth of traditional sweet dishes. Mutanjan is one of the many darlings of dessert lovers widely eaten all over Pakistan. Mutanjan is a dish of Pakistani origin but its roots date back to the time of the Mughal Empire. Mutanjan was a favorite dish of Emperor Shahjahan and the dish was often prepared for his royal banquet, back in Mughal era. Mutanjan is a variant of Zarda, with a difference of color only i.e. the Zarda was a dish of sweet boiled rice with mostly yellow in color whereas Mutanjan is assorted with a variety of different colors. Both the dishes are prepared with boiled rice and adding them with milk, sugar and vibrant food colors which are a representation of festivity and joy. The rice is then further flavored with dry fruits like almonds, walnuts, pistachios, cashews and raisins. Cardamoms and saffron are also added which provide the cuisine with a beautiful aroma. Sometimes khoya and rasgullay are also added for the purpose of adding further sweetness to the dish. Mutanjan is eaten all over the subcontinent of South East Asia and are served as dessert on auspicious occasions like weddings and Eid etc. Follow to download the complete preparation method and Mutanjan recipe in Urdu.
  • Rice 1 kg
  • Sugar 700g
  • Milk 3 cups
  • Milk solids (Khoya) 100g
  • Rasogolla 100g
  • Ashrafi Green 100g
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Ashrafi Red 100g
  • Cashew nut 20g
  • Pistachio 20g
  • Almond 20g
  • Coconut 10g
  • Small cardamom 4 pieces
  • Raisins 10g
  • Red green and yellow color 1/4tsp each

  1. Pour water in a bowl and boil the rice.

  2. Now add Rice, Sugar Milk, Milk solids (Khoya), Rasogolla, Ashrafi Green, Oil, Ashrafi Red, Cashew nut, Pistachio, Almond, Coconut, Small cardamom, Raisins, Red green and yellow color.

  3. Leave it on Dum for 15-20 minutes on a low flame.

  4. Delicious Mutanjan Recipe is now ready to serve.
Popular Sweet Recipes: Nobake Cheese Cake, Mutanjan, Russian Salad, Gajjar Ka Halwa, Shahi Kheer , French Toast, Suji Ka Halwa, Jalebi, Fried Ice Cream, Akhroti Halwa, Oreo Madness, Shahi Tukray, Gajrella, Kashmiri Tea


  • چاول ایک کلو
  • چینی سات سو گرام
  • دودھ تین کپ
  • کھویا ۱۰۰ گرام
  • رسگلے ۱۰۰ گرام
  • اشرفی سبز ۱۰۰گرام
  • آئل آدھا کپ
  • اشرفی لال ۱۰۰ گرام
  • کاجو ۲۰ گرام
  • پستہ ۲۰ گرام
  • بادام ۲۰ گرام
  • کھوپرا ۱۰ گرام
  • چھوٹی اِلائچی ۴ عدد
  • کشمش ۱۰ گرام
  • سبز رنگ ایک چووتھائی چائے کا چمچ
  • لال رنگ ایک چووتھائی چائے کا چمچ
  • پیلا رنگ ایک چووتھائی چائے کا چمچ


ایک برتن میں پانی ڈال کر چاول اُبال لیں ۔اب دودھ ،کھوپرہ،اِلائچی،چاول ،آئل،کاجو،بادام ،کشمش،کھویا ،اشرفی سبز،اشرفی لال،رسگُلے، سبز رنگ،پیلا رنگ اور لال رنگ ڈال کر ۱۵ سے ۲۰ مِنٹ کے لیے ہلکی آّنچ پر دم دیں ۔آپکا مزیدار متنجن تیار ہے ۔

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Mutanjan Recipe

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