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Rice Kheer | Chawal Kheer | Indian rice pudding

Rice Kheer recipe is a delicious Indian rice pudding made with rice, sugar, milk,and flavored with saffron and cardamom. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Madhavi


  • Basmati rice – 1/4 cup

  • Whole milk – 4 cups

  • Sugar – 2- 3 tbsp

  • Sweetend Condensed milk- 3-4 tbsp

  • Saffron – 4 threads

  • Chopped nuts -2 tbsp (almonds & pistachio)

  • Raisins (kismis) – 1 tbsp

  • Cardamom pics – 2 ( crushed)


  • Add the basmati rice in a bowl. Wash the rice thoroughly and soak the rice in water for 20 minutes.

  • Pour the milk in a thick bottom pan. Bring the milk to a boil.

  • Drain the soaked rice and add the rice to the milk. In a low-medium flame, cook the rice uncovered for 15-20 minutes.

  • Stir in between and check periodically and don’t let the milk boil over.Check to see if the rice is cooked properly.

  • You will see that the  milk and rice mixture starts to thicken.

  • Add the sugar, saffron and condensed milk. Cook for another ten minutes. Check for seasoning.

  • Add the chopped nuts,  raisins and cardamom powder. Mix and cook for couple more minutes.

  • Serve the Kheer at room temperature or chilled.