Monday, March 23, 2009

Kesari Kheer

Lucknow!! wish i could visit this place while my next visit to India.. i certainly fallen in love with Lucknowi cuisine when i went for searching delicious dishes for RCI-Lucknow guest hosted by Lavi of  Home Cook's Recipe's, event started by Lakshmi...Lucknow is the captial of Uttar Pradesh..Nawabs of Lucknows are well known for their slow cooking ( dum style) may be my next cooking venture might be a dum style rice dish who knows,I crossed this kesari kheer while browsing through a link Lavi have listed in her post..once i start reading the ingredients, immediately i want to try them..This Kesari Kheer needs just simple ingredients n they tastes delicious..This kheer is definitely gone to be a keeper for us..


3Cups Whole Milk
1/4cup Sugar
1/4cup Rice
1/2cup Condensed Milk
1/4tsp Nutmeg powder
15nos Almonds (chopped as pieces)
10nos Pistachios(chopped as pieces)
4nos Green Cardamoms (powdered)
1/2 tsp Saffron threads (soaked in little warm milk)

Wash and soak rice in 1/2 cup of water for 1 hour. Cook the rice in the same water until the rice is fully cooked, add milk to the cooked rice. when the milk starts boiling, simmer and leave the kheer to cook till the milk starts thickening, stirring occassionally. Mash the rice a liitle, add sugar and condensed milk.Add almond pieces, pistachios pieces and saffron. Boil the mixture one more time. Remove from flame, add cardamom powder and nutmeg powder.

Serve chilled r hot as per ur preference!!

21 comments:

  1. wow.. looks delicious.. nice colour.. kalakunga...

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  2. Thats a yummy n rich pudding recipe..Nice entry for the event :)

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  3. Priya Kalakittinga! Superb a irukku! Thanks for a Nice Dessert!

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  4. Lovely dish and beautiful colour

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  5. Even i am in search of lucknowi recipes Priya..this is a yummy sweet...drooling.

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  6. After cooking Moghlai dishes, I am wishing I could visit and taste Lucknowi cooking too. Kheer looks delcious! :)

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  7. it looks delicious. feel like having a small serving right now:)

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  8. Just reading the ingridients makes me drool.
    Wish i had a glass of that delicous kheer.

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  9. wow So rich and yummy kheer.. Delicious..

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  10. Looks like kulfi color! Very rich dessert!

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  11. Kheer looks delcious! :)Lovely colour priya:) mouth watering...

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  12. Kheer looks fabulous Priya! Picture is great too!

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  13. Kheer looks so delicious Priya! Wonderful delight! :)

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  14. yummy n great entry for the event !!

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  15. wow ! priya ...lovely :) looks very delicious :)

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  16. THe kheer looks so rich and creamy Priya, adding nutmeg is new to me, I have to try this out soon :)

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  17. can imagine the taste of it...looking so colorful and delicious..

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  18. oooo hhhh mouthwatering is it finished or still some more there so tempting priya

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  19. Love the colour.looks too delicious

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