Thursday, 13 August 2015

Kheer Indian Sweet DIsh

Kheer: Indian Sweet DIsh

1/4th cup long grain rice (washed and drained)
·         4-5 cups milk
·         2-3 cardamom seeds (crushed)
·         2 tbsp almonds (blanched silvered)
·         A pinch of saffron threads, soaked in a little hot milk
·         1 tbsp skinned pistachio nuts (chopped)
·         1 tbsp raisins (optional)
·         2-3 tbsp sugar or as desired

How to make kheer:
·         Put the rice, milk and cardamom in a pan, bring to boil and simmer gently until the rice is soft and the grains are starting to break up.
·         Add almonds, pistachio, saffron and raisins and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
·         Add the sugar and stir until completely dissolved.
·         Remove the rice kheer from heat and serve either warm or chilled.

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