Kheer | How to make Kheer

By Sujata Limbu  |  18th Sep 2015  |  
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About Kheer Recipe

This yummy Indian rice pudding is a dessert that is perpared during festivals or on auspicious events.


Ingredients to make Kheer

  • 1 liter milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 20 almonds peeled and sliced
  • 15 cashews peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1/4 cup rice
  • 6 green cardamoms crushed to powder
  • Few strands of saffron (optional)

How to make Kheer

  1. Wash and rinse the rice till the starch is completely drained out. Then soak this rice for 30 minutes or so.
  2. Heat milk in a pan and bring it to a boil.
  3. While the milk is boiling, drain the soaked rice. Then lower the flame and put the rice into the pan.
  4. Note that the kheer will take a minimum of 35-40 minutes to cook on a low flame.
  5. Next add in sugar and stir continously so that there are no lumps.
  6. In the meantime, put the almonds in a bowl with water and microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Let the almonds cool, then peel and slice them along with the cashews. Also rinse the raisins and keep them aside.
  8. Using a mortar-pestle or grinder, make a fine powder of the green cardamoms.
  9. Once the rice is 3/4th cooked, put in the cardamom powder, almonds, cashews and saffron together. Give it a good stir.
  10. While cooking, you can also scrape the dried milk from the sides and put it into the kheer.
  11. Once the kheer is cooked, switch off the stove and leave to cool down.
  12. Serve warm or chilled with a garnish of raisins.

Reviews for Kheer (5)

Ankit Kumar Gupta3 years ago


Priya Sharma3 years ago

for 1 ltr milk, wat's d measure for rice n sugar..????

Aarthi Ayyakani3 years ago


Kanwaljeet Chhabra4 years ago

all sweet dishes are looking so tempting

Archana Karode4 years ago


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