Recipe for Dry Fruit Kheer
Dry Fruit Kheer or Mewe ki kheer recipe, is a delicious and a unique mix of milk and dry fruits. It is an easy to make Indian dessert. Since this recipe doesn’t use any grain or rice, it can be consumed on fasting days also. This is also made as a dessert or sweet dish on Indian festivals like Rakshabandhan, Janmashtami and Eid. It is also a famous Navratra recipe. So let us get started.
|Prep Time||10 Minutes|
|Cook Time||1 Hour|
|Passive Time||0 Hour|
- 1 Liter Milk / Doodh Preferably Full Cream Milk
- 40 Grams Lotus Fruit / Makhane Cut each lotus fruit in four pieces (1 cup)
- 25 Pc(s) Cashew Nuts / Kaju Chopped
- 50 Grams Dried Raisins / Kishmish Remove the stems and wash
- 25 Pc(s) Almonds / Badam Cut them lengthwise in 7 to 8 pieces Per Almond
- 100 Grams Sugar ½ cup Approximately
- 6 Pc(s) Green Cardamom / Ilayachi Peeled & Grinded (You can use cardamom powder instead)
- 12 Strands Saffron / Kesar This is for garnishing and flavor
- Use a heavy bottom utensil to cook this dessert. Add milk and keep it for boiling.
- While the milk boils, soak half of saffron strands in 2-3 spoons of warm water or milk.
- Once the milk is boiled add all the dry fruits to the milk and stir. Make sure you keep a few dry fruits for garnishing.
- Let it cook on low flame for 30 40 mins. Keep stirring at regular intervals.
- When kheer mixture starts to thicken add sugar & the saffron mixture prepared in step 2, to it and let it cook for another 10 to 15 mins. Keep stirring at regular intervals.
- Now add the cardamom powder and stir well.
- Dishout in a bowl of your choice and garnish it with chopped dry fruits and the remaining saffron strands.
- Dry fruit kheer is ready to serve. You can serve it warm or refrigerate it to serve cold, depending on your choice.
Variations in terms of ingredients and dry fruits used will alter the taste of the dish.
Contact Chef: Sugandha Mathur