Kesari Kheer RecipeKesari Kheer Recipe is one of the creamy Indian rice pudding recipe made in microwave oven. We usually garnish with dry fruits to make it rich feel and look.

In India Kheer made with kesari strands are considered as auspicious and is made on all major events and occasions. In many places people offer this recipe as Naivedyam (food offered to god) on many festival occasions. One can find this recipe prepared even during marriages and special events.

In order to get enhance aroma we use saffaron and cardamom powder. As saffaron rice pudding is prepared during festive season, we usually top with dried fruits to make it healthy. People call this recipe with different names based on geo location. Ex: in South India we call it as Payasam. This recipe is similar to phirni recipe but we use whole rice instead of rice powder.

Ingredients:

Kesar Strands (saffaron) – 6-8 no.

Full cream milk – 1.5 liters

Basmathi Rice – ¼ cup

Sugar – 5 tbsp.

Cardamom powder – ½ tbsp.

Almonds – 10 no. (soaked and sliced)

Cashew – 5-10 no.

Raisins – 12 no.



Preparation of Kesari Kheer Recipe:

  • Take hollow microwave safe bowl and pour milk into it.
  • At medium temperature, boil milk for 5 minutes.
  • Clean basmathi rice and strain water from it.
  • Add rice with milk and cook for 20 minutes on medium temperature.

Tip: If you have any plans to substitute Sugar with jaggery, then it can be added at this point. But adding jaggery may make this recipe look a bit dark.

Tip: Always remember to add sweetening ingredient at the end of the cooking process.

  • Add kesar strands, sugar, cardamom powder, cashew and raisins.
  • Mix together and cook on medium temperature for more 10 minutes.

Note: Based on the moisture level, one should break down the microwave timing and stir in between, else there may be burning at bottom and lose flavor of the recipe.

  • Garnish Kesari kheer recipe with almond slices and serve hot or cold.

 

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