Kheer

 

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KHEER Metric (grams) U.S.
Full Fat Whole Milk 960 ml 4 cups
Basmati Rice (Other long grain rice can be substituted) 40 g 1/4 cup
Unshelled Unsalted Almonds (Plain raw nuts, crushed) 9 g 2 tbs
Unshelled Unsalted Pistachios (Plain raw nuts, crushed) 4.5 g 1 tbs
Golden Raisins 5 g 1 tbs
Cardamom Pods, Cracked open 0.25 g 1/8 tbs (2-3 pods)
Stevia 1 or 2 1-2 packets
Saffron (Optional) 0.02 g 1 pinch

 

To Make:

  • Rinse rice with cold water , changing water until it appears clear.
  • Over medium heat, bring milk to a boil, stirring occasionally to prevent scorching.
  • When milk begins to boil, add cardamom pods and stir.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and add rice to the boiled milk.
  • Allow the rice to cook until tender, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking of rice and scorching of milk. Do not overcook the rice.
  • Add stevia, nuts, raisins, and saffron and stir to incorporate.
  • Remove from heat and allow kheer to cool.
  • When completely cooled, Move to refrigerator to chill.
  • Serve chilled

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