Whenever we talk about having some sweet desert being made at home Kheer is one the choice for many of Indian housewives. One of the main reason might be that its one of easiest to prepare and most delicious desert favoured by all. Also it has two strong healthy ingredients which are the bases elements used to prepare it. So lets find out how to prepare the mouth waterring Kheer.
1/4th cup long grain rice (washed and drained)
2-3 cardamom seeds (crushed)
2 tbsp. almonds (blanched silvered)
A pinch of saffron threads, soaked in a little hot milk
1tbsp skinned pistachio nuts (chopped)
1tbsp raisins (optional)
1tbsp ghee 2-3tbsp. sugar or as desired
Method of preparation
Put the rice, milk and cardamom in a pan, bring to boil and simmer gently until the rice is soft and the grains start to break up. Add almonds, pistachio, saffron and raisins and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Add the sugar and stir until the sugar dissolves. Add ghee and keep stirrring until cooked.