Rice kheer recipe (Indian rice pudding) Chawal ki kheer
Making rice kheer at home is very easy. Learn how to make kheer with this easy, no-fail recipe.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
For rice kheer recipe:
- ¼ cup Long grain rice or Basmati rice
- 2 ½ cups Milk
- ¼ cup Sugar
- ¼ teaspoon Green cardamom seeds powder
- few strands Saffron
- ½ tablespoon Almonds chopped
- ½ tablespoon Cashew nuts chopped
- ½ tablespoon Raisins
Wash the rice under running cold water till water runs clear.
Soak them in enough water for 20-30 minutes.
While rice is soaking, chop the nuts and keep it aside.
After soaking time, discard the water.
Making rice kheer recipe:
Take milk in a heavy bottom pan. Turn the heat on medium.
Let the milk come to a boil.
Once it starts boiling, add rice.
Stir well and let it simmer on low-medium heat 20-25 minutes. Or till the rice is tender and cooked. Do stir every five minutes and make sure that rice or milk is not sticking to the pan.
Check by pinching the rice grain, it will mash very easily. When you take a spoonful of it and pour it back, rice and milk stay separate.
Now add sugar and cardamom powder. Stir it well.
Also add saffron strands and chopped cashews, almonds and raisins.
Mix well. let it simmer for 6-7 minutes. It should be thick now.
How to check right consistency: take ladleful of kheer and pour it back. rice and milk should fall together in the same flow. They should not be separated like earlier.
Once you get this consistency then turn off the stove.
Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 61.3g | Protein: 12.4g | Fat: 8.2g | Saturated Fat: 4.1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 242mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 40.3g | Calcium: 290mg | Iron: 0.4mg
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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