Rice Kheer Recipe
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Rice Kheer Recipe (Chawal Ki Kheer)

Rice Kheer Recipe is an age old traditional Indian pudding prepared with three basic ingredients - milk, rice and sugar.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: best kheer recipe, how to make chawal ki kheer, rice kheer recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 326kcal
Author: Hina Gujral


  • 1- litre full fat milk at room temperature
  • 1/4 Cup broken basmati rice tukda basmati
  • 1/2 Cup sugar or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon green cardamom powder
  • a pinch of saffron buy it here soaked in a tablespoon of milk
  • 1/4 Cup pistachio and almonds sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ghee


  • To prepare the rice kheer, rinse the rice with water 2 - 3 times. Soak the rice in enough water for 30 minutes or so.
  • Meanwhile soak saffron in lukewarm milk in a bowl and set aside.
  • In a wide heavy bottom pan heat milk over medium-high heat and let it come to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to medium, add cardamom powder, stir and let milk simmer.
  • While the milk is simmering, drain the rice in a colander.
  • Once all the water drains out from the rice, heat a tablespoon of ghee in a heavy bottom pan.
  • Add rice to the pan and saute for few minutes or till the grains of rice turn translucent.
  • Add warm milk to the pan along with sugar and soaked saffron. Stir to combine also it helps to avoid any lump formation.
  • The whole process of cooking the rice in the milk takes about approximately 30 - 40 minutes on a low flame.
  • Continuously stir the kheer while it is simmering to avoid sticking it to the bottom of the pan. Also
  • scrape the sides of the pan and add this layer of cream into the kheer.
  • Once the rice is cooked and the kheer is thickened, that is the signal your Kher is ready.
  • Add the sliced dry fruits. Stir to combine and turn off the heat.
  • the kheer would also thicken by then.
  • Serve Rice Kheer warm or chilled garnished with saffron and dry fruits.


Pan we recommend for making Kheer: Heavy Bottom Saucepan (buy it here )


Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 49.4g | Protein: 8.2g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 0.6g