Quinoa Kheer / Pudding | How to make Quinoa Kheer / Pudding

By Bethica Das  |  28th Feb 2018  |  
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About Quinoa Kheer / Pudding Recipe

Try something new this Holi season. Go ahead and prepare this yummy kheer / pudding with quinoa and treat your family and friends. Quinoa is a very healthy grain that contains dietary fibre, iron and protein. So it is advised to include in our diet. This kheer is very simple to make and can be flavoured according to your preference. Enjoy it hot or cold.

Quinoa Kheer / Pudding

Ingredients to make Quinoa Kheer / Pudding

  • 1/2 cup quinoa, soaked for 2-3 hours
  • 2 tbsp. ghee
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2-3 green cardamoms
  • 2 cups milk
  • pinch of saffron
  • 1-2 drops of yellow food colour (opt)
  • 1/2 cup khoya
  • sugar to taste
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp. chopped pistachios
  • 1 tsp. raisins
  • 1 tsp. rose water
  • pinch of cardamom powder
  • chopped nuts to garnish

How to make Quinoa Kheer / Pudding

  1. Cook the quinoa in enough water for 15 minutes or till it turns soft. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan and add the bay leaf and cardamoms.Add in the drained quinoa and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the milk and simmer on a low flame for 2-3 minutes. Add the sugar
  4. followed by the khoya, salt, saffron, pistachios and raisins. Continue to simme till it thickens to a desired consistency.
  5. Switch off the flame and add the food colour and rose water.
  6. Refrigerate till serving time. Garnish with chopped nuts and cardamom powder and serve hot or cold.

Reviews for Quinoa Kheer / Pudding (1)

Kanak Patel9 months ago

very nice