Indian Food Recipe : Kheer
Kheer is a famous dessert in the Indian cuisine. Kheer essentially means milk in Sanskrit. This mouth watering dessert is made from broken wheat, vermicelli or rice. You can choose as per your taste. You can add nuts and raisins to make it crunchier and add some saffron to it to get that beautiful color. Initially Kheer was originated in South India but later on it became famous all across India.
Items required for preparing Kheer:
1 cup of milk
Rice half cup or broken wheat or vermicelli (soaked and washed for 20 minutes)
Soaked 20 strands of saffron in 2-3 tablespoon of hot milk.
Green cardamoms – 8 – peeled and powdered.
Sugar – 6-7 tablespoon.
14 almonds and 12 pistachios.
How to prepare:
Simmer the milk once it is boiled thoroughly.
Grind rice or broken wheat coarsely so that it easily dissolves in the milk.
Add milk to coarsely ground rice or wheat.
Stir the milk thoroughly nonstop so that it does not stick to the pan.
Boil till the milk thickens and the rice or wheat is boiled.
Now remove the pan and add almonds and pistachios
Serve it hot or cold.
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