Sunday, 23 November 2014

Kheer

Kheer (Kheer, Payasam, Rice Pudding) .......


Rice simmered in milk with dry fruits and sugar. Kheer is a traditional dessert and is served during all festivals, puja, served for guests at home, special occasions and many more.... I thing we Indians if we are preparing something in dessert first option which comes to mind is kheer.... I loved kheer so much, whenever my Mom used to prepare this, I go crazy .... same with my daughter....

Feeling Happy as this is 75th post of my blog

Preparation Time : 20 min

Cooking Time : 40 to 50 min

Ingredients :

  • Rice 1/2 cup or 4 tablespoon
  • Milk 1 ltr full cream
  • Sugar 1/2 cup
  • Chopped almonds without skin 2 tablespoon
  • Chopped cashew nuts 2 table spoon
  • Chopped pistachio nut 2 tablespoon
  • Raisin 2 tablespoon
  • Saffron 12 to 15 strands dissolved in warm milk
  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon
Procedure 
  • Wash and soak rice for half an hour in warm water
  • Blanch almond nuts in hot water, cool, remove skin and slice it
  • In a pan boil milk. Add rice in boiling milk. On low flame cook rice and milk.

  • Once the rice is 90% cooked add cardamom powder, saffron,  almonds, pistachio, cashew nuts, and raisins 


  • Cook it for five minutes now add sugar.

  • Once it is done pour it into a bowl and keep in refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours

  • Kheer is ready; serve it chilled and garnish it with dry fruits and rose petals.

Tips : you can change the quantity of sugar according to your taste...