Rice Pudding (Rice Kheer)
Rice kheer is one of the most popular kheer recipe made in north india .
Rice kheer can be made for any festival or celebration or also as a sweet dessert which you can serve after meals. For any festive occasion at my home, I always make rice kheer..
11 litre full fat milk
- ¼ cup basmati rice
5 to 6 tbsp sugar or as required
4.2 green cardamoms powdered
- A pinch of saffron/kesar
- Rinse the rice till the water runs clears of the starch.
Soak the rice in enough water for 30 minutes.
Heat milk and let it come to a boil.
meanwhile drain the rice and keep aside.
- Reduce the flame and add the rice.
stir and simmer the milk and let the rice grains cook.
- The whole process of cooking the rice in the milk takes about approx 35-37 minutes on a low flame.
You want the rice to really cook well and the kheer also thickened .
After the thickened mixture of rice and milk add the sugar.
Stir and continue to stir often so that lumps are not formed.
Scrape the sides of the pan and add this dried milk into the pan.
Add dry fruits of your choice
Remember to keep on scraping the sides and adding the dried milk from the sides in the simmering kheer.
You can serve the rice kheer, hot or warm. or cold.