Rice kheer / Indian Rice pudding. This is a very flavorful Indian rice pudding. It's the best rice pudding I've ever had, and very easy to make! Kheer is not as thick as a Western-style rice pudding, and should be still be a bit fluid when cool.
It's one dessert that I grew up eating on a regular basis. Whenever there would be a celebration or a festival or just because we felt like eating a dessert, kheer was what mom always made. Rice Pudding is made in many households throughout India, especially on special occasions and festivals. You can cook Rice kheer / Indian Rice pudding using 5 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Rice kheer / Indian Rice pudding
- It’s 1 cup of rice soaked in water for 1/2 hr.
- It’s 1/2 cup of sugar.
- Prepare 1 ltr of milk.
- Prepare as needed of Dry fruits almonds pistachios cashewnuts.
- It’s 10-12 of Saffron leaves.
Rice is cooked in milk and simmered for long time. Indian rice pudding, also known as Kheer originated in the Indian subcontinent. It's traditionally made with milk, sugar, and Basmati rice (or rice, tapioca, vermicelli, or sweet corn), and flavored with Indian spices such as cardamom and saffron. Traditional cardamom-scented Indian rice pudding owes its particular richness to the inclusion of whole milk, which has been reduced by half during the cooking process to produce a thick, creamy base.
Rice kheer / Indian Rice pudding instructions
- Take a pan boiled the rice put 1tsp ghee and then mix milk in it and boil it when milk becomes half.
- Then add sugar.
- When rice mix in it then we switch off the flame then add the kesar and dry fruits.
- Then serve it and decorate with dry fruits and with saffron leaves.
Kheer or Payasam is an Indian favorite dessert for special occasions. Kheer is an Indian version of rice pudding cooked with milk and sugar, flavored with nuts and saffron. Transfer the rice pudding to a bowl. Add the sugar and taste, adding more sugar if you want it sweeter. Add the chopped pistachios, stir well, and leave to cool.