Category: Desserts
Rating: 3.84
Servings: 4


Ingredients


4 cup milk
1 tablespoon long grained rice
4 whole cardomom pods; slightly crushed
1 tablespoon sugar
10 pistachios, unsalted and slivered,; plus a few for garnish

Directions: How to Cook Kheer


Combine themilk, rice, and cardamom pods in a heavy-bottomed pot. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and reduce the milk until you have 2 cups.* This may take 1-1 1/4 hours. Turn off heat. Remove cardamom pods and discard. Add sugar and nuts, Mix well and leave to cool. Mix again and pour into a serving bowl. Decorate with a few more slivered pistachios on top. Cover bowl with light plastic wrap. Refrigerate. Serve cold.

*Note: How to boil milk down 1 Use a very heavy-bottomed pot. Cast iron or aluminium covered with porcelain. 2 Since the process is slow and tedious bring a chair and book to stove. 3 Bring the milk to an "almost" boil. Watch it. If you let it boil over you will have a big mess to clean. As soon as it seems that the milk will start to boil and rise, turn heat sown to medium low. 4 Adjust heat so that milk is always bubblingm but will not boil over. 5 Once the milk has begun its slow boil, settle down with your book. Stir milk every few minutes. 6 If a creamy crust forms on top, just stir it into the milk. It will taste fine when cold.

Source:Madhur Jaffrey's "An Invitation to Indian Cooking" (Vintage) Formatted by Lisa Crawford, Easter 1996


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Recent comments and reviews for this recipe:

aneesa writes:

can u please send me some rasamalai recipes without paneer. thank you

Posted on 25 Jan 2009, 12:08 ET

Navi writes:

A wonderful recipe...very basic and easy, yet fruitful!

Posted on 24 Aug 2009, 05:12 ET

Hema writes:

Can I add Khowa into kheer

Posted on 02 Feb 2010, 03:17 ET

Sasha writes:

One tablespoon of rice to four cups milk? That doesn't seem right.

Posted on 06 Feb 2010, 18:39 ET

Pravin writes:

You can add khowa into kheer......better add cream in the end...it adds to the taste
@Sasha: 1 tablespoon of rice to 4 cups of mulk makes very good kheer

Posted on 12 Feb 2010, 13:39 ET

sanya writes:

best kheer recipe ever seen.............!!!!!

Posted on 09 Dec 2010, 04:23 ET

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