Indian Rice Pudding (Kheer)

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Kheer, creamy Indian rice pudding, can be served hot or cold. Serve garnished with slivered almonds, cashews, pistachios, or ground cinnamon.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 45 minutesTotal: 45 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup basmati rice, rinsed
  • ¾ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • ¼ tsp. saffron threads

Directions

  • Add the whole milk and cream to a deep pan. Bring to a boil on medium heat. Stir constantly to prevent scorching.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the rice and mix well; cook for about 20 minutes or until the milk has reduced and you obtain a creamy custard like consistency. Stir frequently while cooking.
  • Add the condensed milk and mix well. Cook for another 5 minutes. Add coconut milk and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Crush the saffron threads between your fingers, and add to the rice pudding.
  • Remove from heat. Serve hot or cold. To serve cold, refrigerate, covered, for at least 2 hours before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¼ cup basmati rice, rinsed
  • ¾ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • ¼ tsp. saffron threads

Directions

  • Add the whole milk and cream to a deep pan. Bring to a boil on medium heat. Stir constantly to prevent scorching.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the rice and mix well; cook for about 20 minutes or until the milk has reduced and you obtain a creamy custard like consistency. Stir frequently while cooking.
  • Add the condensed milk and mix well. Cook for another 5 minutes. Add coconut milk and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Crush the saffron threads between your fingers, and add to the rice pudding.
  • Remove from heat. Serve hot or cold. To serve cold, refrigerate, covered, for at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories570
Total Fat34g
Saturated Fat23g
Cholesterol120mg
Sodium180mg
Total Carbohydrate51g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars42g
Protein13g