The festive season is around the corner and Indian people all over the world will start making delicious recipes. One of the most important sweet recipes which is made for every festival in India are kheer recipes. Let us see some best Indian kheer recipes.
What is kheer?
Kheer is also known as payasa or payasam in India. This Indian dessert is made by boiling milk, sugar and a main ingredient like vermicelli, sago, semolina, lentils or fruits or vegetables like bottle gourd, apple, pumpkin, etc. This Indian pudding is flavoured with green cardamom and saffron. This Indian milk pudding is garnished with lots of dry fruits like cashewnuts, almonds, pistachios, raisins or dates.
Kheer is made for every occasion in India. Be it birthdays, anniversaries, job promotions, new birth in the family, marriages, house-warming ceremonies, purchase of new property or new vehicle, getting good results in exams, etc. You name the occasion and a sweet dish is a must. There are many types of kheer recipes that are made in India and all over the World. Let us see some of them in today’s post.
Let us see some of the delicious Indian kheer recipes:
Sabudana kheer – A delicious Indian pudding made with sago pearls. This kheer is made by simmering milk and adding sugar and sago pearls. Get the sabudana kheer recipe.
Vermicelli kheer – This kheer is made with vermicelli. Vermicelli is roasted and cooked with milk to which sugar is added. This easy kheer recipe is also known as semiya payasam or shevyachi kheer in Goa. Get the vermicelli kheer recipe.
Apple kheer – This apple kheer also known as seb ki kheer is made by cooking grated apple and sugar in milk. Dry fruits may be added to make this kheer nutritious and rich. Get the apple kheer recipe.
Chana dal and sago kheer in coconut milk – This kheer is also known as mangane and is a traditional Goan kheer. Chana dal or split Bengal gram and sago is cooked in coconut milk. cashewnuts are added to this kheer. Get the mangane recipe.
Bottle gourd kheer in coconut milk – This kheer is made with bottle gourd in coconut milk and is also known as kokundudhi kheer in Goa. This healthy kheer is vegan. Instead of sugar jaggery is used to provide sweetness. Get the bottle gourd kheer recipe.
Carrot kheer – Carrot kheer or carrot payasam is a delicious Indian milk pudding made with grated carrots and dry fruits. Grated carrots are cooked till soft and tender and then simmered in milk till milk thickens. Almonds can be added to this gajar ki kheer. Get the carrot kheer recipe.
Rice Kheer – Creamy and delicious authentic Indian rice pudding. Rice is cooked in milk and sugar. Cardamom powder is added for flavour and garnished with dry fruits. Get the rice kheer recipe.
Sweet potato kheer in coconut milk – This is a healthy and delicious kheer made by cooking sweet potato and sago pearls in coconut milk. Instead of sugar, jaggery is added to provide sweetness. This is also a vegan kheer recipe. Get the sweet potato kheer recipe.
Semolina Kheer – This is also known as rava kheer and is made by cooking roasted rava in milk. Sugar and green cardamom powder are added for sweetness and flavour respectively. Get the semolina kheer recipe.
Keto almond kheer – For all the keto fans, you also have a delicious kheer recipe for your taste buds. This low carb kheer is a must try recipe. Get the keto almond kheer recipe.
Oats kheer – Yes! You read it right. We have a delicious kheer with oats too. Get the oats kheer recipe.
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