Rice Pudding | Rice Kheer Recipe

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Kheer is a type of pudding that originates from the Indian subcontinent. They are a delicacy adored all over India. Prepared in numerous ways, but mostly involves boiling milk and sugar with a key ingredient. They are also known as Payasam in the southern Indian regions.

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Rice Kheer is an Indian-style rice pudding quite famously served everywhere. Enjoyed as the main dessert in all types of occasions as well as a side dish in a thali platter.

This recipe gives you easy steps in cooking a flavourful rice kheer. Hope you enjoy it!

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Rice Kheer

Recipe by Amu MCourse: Main CourseCuisine: Sweets & DessertsDifficulty: Easy


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Learn how to make this delicious Rice Pudding – Rice Kheer recipe. This video will show you simple & easy steps to prepare awesome Rice Kheer at home!


  • 1 liter Milk

  • 1/4 cup Rice

  • 5 tbsp Sugar

  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder

  • 1 tbsp Almonds

  • 1/2 tbsp Pistachio


  • In a heating pot, add milk 1 liter and boil it for 5-6 minutes on medium to high heat.
  • Add soaked rice (soaked in water for 30 minutes) 1/4 cup into the milk and stir it well – boil it for 20-22 minutes on medium to high heat.
  • Continuously stir to avoid the milk sticking to the sides and bottom of the pot.
  • Add sugar 5 tbsp into the milk and stir well. Gradually, the kheer will start getting thick and creamy.
  • When the mixture becomes thicker, add chopped almonds 1 tbsp, chopped pistachio 1/2 tbsp and mix the nuts well – give it a last boil for 2-3 minutes on medium to high heat.
  • The kheer is ready to serve. Serve it hot or refrigerate and serve it cold.

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  • Any variety of dry fruit can be used.
  • Use full-fat milk for thicker and tastier kheer.
  • Adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste and flavor.
  • The kheer becomes thicker when it cools down after the cooking process.

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4 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 4.6g 8%
    • Saturated Fat 3.3g 17%
  • Cholesterol 21mg 8%
  • Sodium 125mg 6%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Potassium 183mg 6%
  • Total Carbohydrate 37.7g 13%
    • Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
    • Sugars 22.5g
  • Protein 30.2g 61%
  • Calcium 24%
  • Iron 8%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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