Indian Food Recipe : Kheer

Kheer Recipe

 Kheer is a milk pudding. This includes vermicelli, rice or broken wheat along with nuts and raisins that give it a crunchy taste and with saffron it gets its color. It’s typically a South Indian dish but very famous with its different versions all over India. It is essentially served as a dessert


  • 1 cup – milk.
  • ½ cup –rice (washed and soaked for 20 mins).
  • 8 green cardamoms peeled and powdered.
  • 20 strands of saffron (soaked in 2 to 3 tbsp. of hot milk).
  • 6-7 tbsp. sugar.
  • 14 almonds.
  • 12 pistachios.


  • Let the milk simmer for some time after boiling it.
  • Coarsely grind the rice after draining out the water
  • Add rice to the milk stirring nonstop so that rice doesn’t stick to the vessel.
  • Add saffron and powdered cardamoms.
  • Till the milk thickens let it boil.
  • Add sugar and till it dissolves keep it on the flame.
  • Remove and garnish with Almonds and pistachios.
  • Serve hot or cold.