MANGO AND RICE KHEER

Kheer is a creamy, mildly sweetened rice pudding, flavored with aromatic saffron and cardamon powder. Easy to make, this rice pudding is one of the most popular Indian dessert served on various occasions to celebrate. Perfect balance of sweetness and richness in a bowl!!! 

Kheer is made with basic pantry ingredients such as milk, rice and sugar. It is flavored with aromatic saffron and cardamon powder gives this kheer a divine taste and flavors. 

INGREDIENTS  

  • 1/2 Cup basmati rice
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 5 Cups Full cream milk
  • A pinch of Saffron
  • A pinch of Cardamom powder
  • 10 Cashews 
  • 1 Cup Mango pulp
  • 2 Tablespoons Mango chunks (for topping)
  • 2 Tablespoons Nuts & Raisins topping
  • 2 Tablespoons Ghee or clarified butter

INSTRUCTIONS 

  • Soak the rice in water for 30 minutes, then rinse and drain. Juice out the mango to make pulp. Ghee roast the cashews and keep aside.
  • Place an Wok or an open vessel, add rinsed and drained rice, sugar, cardamom powder, saffron, full cream milk.
  • Keep stirring till the rice is fully cooked to a mushy consistency.
  • Now add ghee and the prepared mango pulp. Using the potato masher, coarsely mash the mango in the rice kheer. Add the roasted cashews to the kheer.
  • Mango rice kheer is ready. Top it with mango chunks, chopped nuts and raisins. Enjoy warm kheer or refrigerate it for about 30 minutes to 2 hours and serve chilled.

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