Kheer (Rice Pudding)


Kheer (Rice Pudding)

By David Calito    ,   

May 14, 2015

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Kheer is a South Asian rice pudding made by boiling rice, broken wheat, tapioca, or vermicelli with milk and sugar; it is flavoured with cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashew nuts, pistachios or almonds.

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • 20 mins

    30 mins

    50 mins

  • Yields: 4- 8 Servings


2 cups coconut milk

2 cups milk

3 tablespoons white sugar

1/2 cup Basmati rice

1/4 cup raisins

1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom

1/2 teaspoon rose water (optional)

1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted


Wash and clean all ingredients.

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.

Enjoy it with some nuts.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 Cup
Total Fat11
Saturated Fat1g
Polyunsaturated Fat1g
Total Carbohydrates35g
Dietary Fiber3g

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