How To Make Kesari Rice Kheer Recipe With Step By Step Pictures


½ cup Basmati rice (Soaked in water for 15 min)
2 cup whole milk
1 ½ tbsp sugar to taste
½ cup condensed milk
pinch of saffron strings
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
10-12 cashew nuts
10- 12 raisins
5-6 chopped pistachio for garnish


Pour the milk into a heavy bottom pan and boil.
Add rice to the milk. Slowly bring to the boil and then let it simmer on low heat. Stir it occasionally to avoid the rice from sticking to the bottom of the pan. When rice are half way done, add cardamom powder, kesar(saffron), cashew nuts and raisins followed by sugar.
Turn the heat to medium and cook until the milk has reduced. Keep stirring often. Now you will notice that milk has reduced and rice are completely cooked.
Add condensed milk, stir and cook for another 2 min. Switch off the heat . Garnish with chopped pistachio and serve.
Serve it hot or cold as you like .
Look at the succulent and creamy bite. Once you try it, I hope you will love to have it again and again.


Kheer is basically a rice pudding, enriched with spices like cardamom and saffron. Because of using saffron (kesar), this kheer called Kesari Kheer. In North India, kheer is made on most occasions. I have grown up eating Kheer of many variations and today I am sharing the most common and popular version known as Kesari Rice Kheer ( will share few other versions later posts).
Let’s go through recipe.




Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 10:06am


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