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 Sooperchef.pk to download the complete preparation method and Mutanjan recipe in Urdu.