Basmati rice kheer Recipe

Basmati rice kheer is a creamy and aromatic Indian rice pudding made with basmati rice, milk, sugar, and flavored with cardamom and saffron. The rice is cooked in milk until it becomes soft and creamy, and then sweetened with sugar. The kheer is then garnished with nuts and saffron strands for added flavor and visual appeal. It is a popular dessert during festivals and special occasions. Serve it warm or chilled for a delightful and comforting dessert.

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Ingredients for Basmati rice kheer Recipe

  • 0.13 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1/4 liter Milk
  • 0.13 cup Sugar
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • as required A Few Strands Of Saffron
  • as needed Chopped Nuts For Garnish

Directions: Basmati Rice Kheer Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash the basmati rice and soak it in water for 30 minutes. Drain the water.
  • STEP 2.In a heavy-bottomed pan, bring the milk to a boil.
  • STEP 3.Add the soaked and drained rice to the boiling milk and cook on low heat, stirring occasionally.
  • STEP 4.Once the rice is cooked and the kheer has thickened, add sugar, cardamom powder, and saffron strands. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Continue to cook for a few more minutes until the sugar is dissolved and the kheer reaches the desired consistency.
  • STEP 6.Remove from heat and garnish with chopped nuts and saffron strands.
  • STEP 7.Serve warm or chilled.

Cooking Tips

  • Use good quality basmati rice for the best flavor and texture.
  • You can add a few strands of saffron to warm milk and then add it to the kheer for a more pronounced saffron flavor.
  • If the kheer becomes too thick upon cooling, you can add a little warm milk to adjust the consistency.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover kheer can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the kheer before serving, adding a little milk if needed.
  • Serve warm or chilled, garnished with chopped nuts and saffron strands.
Nutrition
value
283
calories per serving
16 g Fat10 g Protein24 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Carbs
    24g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    24g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Fiber
    < 1g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    306mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    22mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    22mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    6mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    29mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    222mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp