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Rice Kheer

Rice Kheer (Chawal ki Kheer) Recipe

Kheer, Payesh, Payasam - many names, one delectable dessert. The word Kheer is derived from a Sanskrit word called ‘Skheer’, meaning milk.

Rice Kheer or Chawal Ki Kheer is a quintessential dessert served in Indian households during Ramadan festival, celebrations, and special occasions. The creamy texture of Rice Kheer, mixed with the nuttiness of almonds and pistachios, makes this popular dish a perfect dessert for every occasion or time of the day whenever your mood strikes for something sweet.

While the traditional way of making Chawal Ki Kheer can take longer, condensed milk can speed up the process. Many assume that the instant version of this delectable dessert compromises taste, but the truth is that you will get the same rich texture and flavour.

Our Kheer recipe with condensed milk has a gently sweet, milky flavour and soft texture.

Learn how to make Kheer with Nestlé MILKMAID in just a few minutes.

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  • 1Nestlé MILKMAID Mini
  • 1 litreNestlé a+ Toned Milk
  • 50 gmsRice
  • ½ tspElaichi Powder
  • 3 tbspMixed and Chopped Dry Fruits (optional)

How to make Rice Kheer (Chawal ki Kheer)

  • Step 1: Wash rice and pressure cook it in milk for 10 minutes (or cook on slow flame, until the rice is soft).
  • Step 2: Add Nestlé MILKMAID and cook for another 5 to 7 minutes, stirring constantly, until the kheer reaches the desired consistency.
  • Step 3: Remove from the flame. Serve garnished with nuts and/or elaichi powder.

Tips to Make Rice Kheer (Chawal ki Kheer)

  • Pinch a rice grain to check if it is cooked. If it mashes easily, it is cooked fully
  • You can add a teaspoon of rose water or Kewra water to enhance the flavour of the recipe. You can also add chopped cashew nuts, raisins, and almonds to the dish.
  • In a matter of seconds, the milk can burn completely. So, be cautious while boiling the milk. Keep on stirring the milk to ensure it doesn’t burn. You can also cook the pudding on medium-low heat to prevent the milk from burning.

FAQs on Rice Kheer (Chawal ki Kheer)

1. How to check the consistency of Rice Kheer (Chawal ki Kheer)

Take a ladle full of kheer and pour it back. If the rice and milk fall together in the same flow, you have achieved the right consistency.

2. How to store Rice Kheer (Chawal ki Kheer) ?

You can store the Kheer in an air-tight container and keep it in the refrigerator for three to four days or more.

3. Can cooked rice be used for making Rice Kheer (Chawal ki Kheer) ?

Yes, cooked rice can be used for making this recipe. But the flavour and taste will be a little different, and the cooking time will be comparatively less.

4. Which type of rice is best for making Rice Kheer (Chawal ki Kheer) ?

In the northern part of the country, they prefer using a long and slender-grained variety of rice for making Kheer. Because it has more starch and doesn’t thicken after cooking for long. However, there are no strict instructions on what type of rice should be used to make Kheer.

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