Diwali Special: Rice Kheer

Kheer, the creamy, milky and the most delicious rice pudding prepared all over in India. It is believed to be in existence for more than 2000 years

Serves: 3


  • 2 litres full-cream milk
  • 1 can (400 gms) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 50 gms almonds blanched and slivered
  • 50 gms raisins
  • A few strands of saffron
  • Rose petals to garnish (optional)


  • Bring the coconut milk, milk and sugar to a boil in a large saucepan. Add Basmati rice, and simmer over low heat until the mixture thickens and the rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Stir in the raisins, cardamom and rose water, and cook for a few more minutes. Ladle into serving bowls, and garnish with almonds and pistachios.



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