Kheer

Cardamom flavoured rice kheer is one of the Indian traditional dessert usually made during festivals and celebrations. In addition, it is a very popular during the month of Ramadan, as ingredients are readily available at home and easy to cook.

Kheer Recipe - Emperor Akbar Cardamom
Ingredients
  • 600 ml Milk
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Basmati Rice
  • 6-8 tsp Organic Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • Nuts (Cashew/Almond/Raisin/Pistachio)
  • 1 tsp Ghee for frying nuts
  • A pinch of Saffron
Method
  1. Wash rice a few times and drain completely
  2. Chop the nuts and set aside.
  3. Pour 1/4 cup water to a pot. This prevents kheer from getting scorched at the bottom.
  4. Then pour milk and bring to a boil. Keep stirring.
  5. Add drained rice and begin to cook on a medium flame untill rice is soft, completely cooked andlightly mushy.
  6. Add sugar and continue to cook untill rice kheer turns thick.
  7. Add cardamom powder, chopped nuts, saffron. Stir and continue to cook for 5 mins
  8. Turn off the flame, kheer thickens once it cools down. Garnish kheer with more nuts and serve.
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