Friday, October 25, 2013

Rice Kheer | Diwali Desserts

instructions for making rice kheer

Rice Kheer |Diwali Desserts

25 Oct 2013
Rice kheer is an Indian version of making rice pudding. During this festive season his recipe is prepared almost in every house. Usually in Sindhi families we prepare vermicelli/sevai kheer or saboodana kheer,  we call it khirni these are prepared within minutes but rice kheer needs time and prior preparations and the result of waiting is sweet and creamy kheer.
Ingredients required and detailed instructions for the recipe are as follows:

Preparation Time : 30 minutes | Cooking Time : 40 mins | Serves :6
Recipe Category: Desserts | Recipe Cuisine: North Indian


Rice- 1 and ½ tablespoon
Milk-1 litre
Sugar-3 tablespoons
Green cardamoms-5-6(powdered)
Dry fruits(raisins, almonds and cashew nuts)-2 tablespoon
Wash and soak rice in plenty of water for 1/2 hour.
In a heavy bottomed pan boil milk, as it boils reduce the flame, add soaked rice mix well.
Let it cook for 25-30 minutes on low flame, stir after every 4-5 minutes.
After 30 minutes rice will be cooked and milk will be thicken.
Add sugar, crushed cardamoms and dry fruits mix well cook for another 4-5 minutes.
Check its consistency if it is not thick enough let it cook for another 4-5 minutes.
Rice kheer is ready to serve, this can be served warm or chilled.

recipe of making rice kheer
In North India kheer is usually served with poori.
Notes: kheer can also be prepared by roasting rice in ghee and than adding milk to it. This will take approx one hour to cook.
After adding sugar to kheer its consistency loosen , you can adjust the consistency by boiling it again for 3-4 minutes.

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