Surti Sweet Shola | AKA Solo

  • Prep Time
    15 Mins
  • Cook Time
    30 Min
  • Serving
  • Ready In
    45 Mins

This Surti Sweet Shola is most commonly made on celebrations such as Eid, Weddings, Graduation Parties etc.

Shola is a sweet sticky Indian sweet dish made with the finest nuts and some sweet yellow rice that you just can’t have enough of. It most definitely makes an appearance on our food platters on Eid!




    Here's the step by step method for Shola. Send us a picture if you give it a go!


    In a medium sized pot, boil the rice along with the turmeric/haldi. Once the rice has started coming to the top, add in the yogurt. This will make the yellow more vibrant! Drain the rice and set aside


    In a medium sized pot, add the ghee, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon sticks on a medium heat. Leave for 2 minutes


    Then add in the rice, sugar, double cream and pineapple. Stir well to combine all the ingredients. Let it cook for 5 minutes


    Add in the dried fruits and nuts, you can use any that you have at hand, we've listed the ones we always use!


    In a mini bowl, combine 2 tbsp of milk with a pinch of saffron and add it into the pot.


    Leave it to cook for another five minutes.


    Finally, add in the lemon juice and pineapple essence (optional). Stir and cook for 5-10 minutes on a low heat.



    Recipe Reviews

    • Kulsum

      Great recipe! I tried this when some guests came round and they all loved it so much! They thought I had bought it from somewhere!

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