Kheer a sweet offering for Diwali
Creamy rice pudding delicately flavoured with cardamom and nuts, a must during festivals.
Ingredients: 1 cup of Kohinoor Platinum Basmati Rice (available at Asda, Morrisons & Sainsbury’s) soaked in plenty of water for 30 minutes then washed and drained,
10 cups of milk,
5 green crushed cardamoms,
1/2 cup of raisins soaked in water for 30 minutes and then drained,
400g of condensed milk and 1/2 cup of blanched, peeled and sliced almonds.
Serves: 4 – 6
Preparation time: 40 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
1. Bring the milk to the boil.
2. Add the rice and the green cardamoms. Cook, stirring continuously, until the milk is fully absorbed and the rice is tender and broken.
3. Add the raisins and condensed milk. Cook, stirring, regularly until the consistency is thick, and the mixture sticks to the ladle.
4. Garnish with almonds.5. Refrigerate and serve chilled.