Not Your Mama’s Rice Pudding : The Lazy Girl's Slow Cooker Kheer/ Rice Pudding

Ingredients

8 cups of whole milk (I substituted a can of condensed milk and full fat
1 cup sugar (the recipe calls for 2 cups but I used condensed milk but even then I may
I cup rice – wash very well
A pinch of salt
Saffron – a generous pinch
3 Cardamom/ elaichi – you could use either the powdered version or make your own by powdering up the seeds
Vanilla Essence – a teaspoon
Cashews and raisins – sautéed in ghee or butter (yes the

Preparation

1
Soak the saffron strands in 2 teaspoons of lukewarm milk.
2
Mix together the milk, rice and sugar into the slow cooker.
3
Cook on high for one hour and then on low for about 6 hours or more.
4
Stir in-between to ensure the rice is not sticking to the pan or clumping but do this no more than once or twice as you are not supposed to open a slow cooker too many times during the cooking process.
5
The rice may seem whole and piecey but once you stir the mixture, it will break down well.
6
About half and hour or even an hour before removing I added in the saffron, elaichi powder and vanilla essence.
7
Mix well.
8
Add in the cashews and raisins.
9
It turns a nice caramelly color although you can stop cooking it when it stars turning pink.
10
If it’s very thick , then thin it out with some milk before serving.

 



Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 4:43pm

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