Kheer is a preparation of milk and sugar made by boiling rice, wheat, semolina, vermicelli, barley,etc. It is one of the first foods prepared by the mankind.
Kheer is prepared in India, Persia other parts of the world from the ancient times.
Lord Gautam Buddha broke his fast by devouring on kheer after he got enlightenment.
Also during holy month of Ramadan fast is broken by eating sher Khurma which is kheer made with vermicelli.
Kheer is also known as food of the gods and therefore prepared during festive occasions.
May it be Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains or Zoroastrians all have a special importance of kheer in their religion, Therefore it is the MOST SECULAR FOOD IN ASIA.
Step 1: Ingredients
Milk 1 litre
Rice 1 cup
Sugar 3/4 cup ( add according to your preference)
Green cardamom pods
Dry nuts (almonds, pistachios, cashews,etc) Rose petals
Step 2: Turn on the Heat
Turn on the heat and bring the milk to boil
Step 3: Add the Rice
Wash the rice thoroughly and add to the milk
Step 4: Waiting...
Heat till the milk (on a low flame) becomes half the volume and the rice gets cooked properly. Stir in between as required.
Step 5: Aromatize
Crack 4-5 cardamom pods, powder them and add to the preparation
Add sugar according to your preference
Cook till the sugar melts
Turn off the heat
Step 6: Make It Look Beautiful !
Garnish with rose petals, raisins,and nuts of your choice
Step 7: Devour
You can eat it as it is or even have it chilled in the refrigerator. It tastes awesome anyway.
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