Kheer(Rice Pudding)

Kheer is very delicious  traditional, Indian dessert. Rice is cooked in milk and flavored with nuts and saffron.

Ingredients (For- 4 serving )

  • Milk – 1 liter
  • Rice – 2 tbsp
  • Ghee -2 tsp(optional)
  • Saffron – Some threads
  • Cardamon powder – 1tsp
  • Sugar  – 1/2 cup
  • Rose water – 1 tsp (Optional)
  • Pistachio  – 3 to 4 tsp finely chopped
  • Almond – 10-12
  • Cashew nut – 10-12
  • Cashew nut,almond paste -2 tbsp
  • Raisins – 10 to 15


Step 1-Wash and soak basmati rice  for 25 minutes also soak saffron in 1tsp milk keep aside.Soak 5-6 cashew nut and almond in water for 30 minutes and make fine paste,keep aside.

Step 2 -Heat deep nonstick pan add 1 tsp ghee and roast cashew nut and almond till golden  keep aside in same pan add  rice roast it 1 minute then add milk and boil it,after boiling reduce flame and cook 10 minutes with continuous stirring,add sugar and mix it proper.Add raisins and cook 4 minutes then add saffron milk,cardamom powder,cashew nut -almond paste and mix well cook till kheer reduces to 1/3 of original quantity add rose water switch off flame,garnish with roasted cashew nut,almond and chopped pistachio.

Serve hot/cold both are amazing delicious.


  • Use quantity and type of dry fruits  on your choice.
  • Roasting of rice is optional u can avoid it,but roasting of rice give great flavor and aroma to kheer.
  • Cashew nut ,almond paste  mix with milk and give perfect creamy taste so please don’t avoid it.


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