Kheer is rice cooked in milk, with lots of nuts and saffron. There appears be a version of it throughout
½ cup basmati rice; washed and soaked for 30 minutes
1 tspn butter
2 pints full cream milk
½ tspn cardamom; roughly crushed
¼ tspn saffron
½ cup sugar / or to taste
1 cup coarsely ground pistachios and almonds
- Heat the butter in a pan, fry the rice add the milk and bring to boil.
- simmer for 30 minutes
- Add the nutmeg, saffron, sugar.
- Boil for a further 10 minutes.
- Add the nuts, stir and serve with hot puris