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About this recipe: This is a popular recipe for kheer, flavoured with cardamon and rose water. Serve warm or cold. Fresh milk, rice and nuts are considered 'satvic' foods in Ayurveda. Satvic foods help balance one's doshas (subtle energies), nourish the body, the mind and ultimately, pave the way for one's spiritual evolution.


Serves: 6 

  • 75g uncooked white rice
  • 2 litres semi-skimmed milk
  • 300g caster sugar
  • 4 pods cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon rose water
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped almonds

Prep:1hr  ›  Cook:1hr10min  ›  Ready in:2hr10min 

  1. Place the rice in a small bowl and cover with water. Soak for one hour.
  2. Drain the rice and place it in a large, heavy pan with the milk over low heat. Cook, covered 50 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in sugar and cardamom and cook 20 minutes more.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the rose water. Serve topped with almonds.

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I woke up early today and made this- my very first kheer! Happy Janmashtmi! - 02 Sep 2010


Delicious! - 22 May 2014

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