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.
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.