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Kesari Rice Kheer
How To Make Kesari Rice Kheer Recipe With Step By Step Pictures
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Kheer is basically a rice pudding, enriched with spices like cardamom and saffron. Because of using saffron (kesar), this kheer called Kesari Kheer.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 5
Author: Rachna's Kitchen
  • ½ cup Basmati rice
  • 2 cup whole milk
  • 1 ½ tbsp sugar to taste
  • ½ cup condensed milk
  • pinch of saffron strings
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 10-12 cashew nuts
  • 10- 12 raisins
  • 5-6 chopped pistachio for garnish
  1. Pour the milk into a heavy bottom pan and boil.
  2. Add rice to the milk. Slowly bring to the boil and then let it simmer on low heat. Stir it occasionally to avoid the rice from sticking to the bottom of the pan. When rice are half way done, add cardamom powder, kesar(saffron), cashew nuts and raisins followed by sugar.
  3. Turn the heat to medium and cook until the milk has reduced. Keep stirring often. Now you will notice that milk has reduced and rice are completely cooked.
  4. Add condensed milk, stir and cook for another 2 min. Switch off the heat . Garnish with chopped pistachio and serve.
  5. Serve it hot or cold as you like .
  6. Look at the succulent and creamy bite. Once you try it, I hope you will love to have it again and again.