Kheer recipe
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Diet : Vegetarian
Total time : 55 mins
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Kheer recipe

Summary Not available
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Vegetarian
Keyword: 30-60 min, North India
Person: 4
Calories: 307kcal


  • 4 cups )
  • water )
  • rice
  • 6 sugar )
  • 5 teaspoon powder
  • 10 cashews
  • 10 pistachios )
  • 2 raisins )
  • 1 ghee
  • 1 saffron


  • Preparation Wash rice a few times & drain completely
  • Chop the nuts & set aside
  • How to make rice kheer Pour ¼ cup water to a large heavy bottom pot
  • This prevents kheer from getting scorched at the bottom
  • Then pour milk & bring to a boil
  • Keep stirring the milk often to prevent the fats getting stuck to the bottom
  • Add drained rice and begin to cook on a medium flame until the rice is soft, completely cooked and lightly mushy
  • Keep stirring often to prevent the milk getting scorched at the bottom
  • Stir in the sugar and continue to cook until the rice kheer turns thick
  • Keep stirring often in between to prevent burning
  • Add cardamom powder, rose water and nuts
  • Stir and continue to cook for 5 minutes
  • Turn off when the rice kheer reaches a desired consistency, slightly runny
  • Kheer thickens once it cools down
  • Garnish rice kheer with more nuts and serve
  • Optional – Most people don’t like ghee in their kheer
  • You can also skip this
  • Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a small pan and fry the cashews until golden
  • Then add raisins and stir until they turn plump
  • Remove them and set aside
  • Instant pot kheer Press the saute button
  • Optional – add 1 tablespoon ghee or butter to the inner pot of the Instant pot
  • Fry the cashews until light golden
  • Then add raisins and fry for 30 seconds
  • Remove to a plate
  • Pour ¼ cup water to avoid burning and then pour milk
  • Then add rice & sugar to the inner pot of Instant pot
  • Mix all of them together
  • Secure the lid of the instant pot
  • Position the steam release handle to sealing
  • Next press the porridge button
  • Set the timer to 18 mins
  • When it is done press cancel & switch off
  • Wait for the pressure to release naturally
  • When the float valve drops, open the lid and add cardamom powder & rose water
  • Stir well
  • Rice kheer will be runny at this stage
  • Give a good stir
  • For a thicker consistency you cook on saute mode for a few mins until thick
  • It will thicken further after cooling
  • Transfer kheer to serving bowls & garnish with nuts & raisins
  • You can also chill the rice kheer and serve


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Calories: 307kcal | Protein: 10g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 105mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g


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