Rice Pudding (Kheer)

Rice Pudding (Kheer)


"This is a very famous Pakistani desert, which is cooked by mixing rice and milk. It is very nutritious and very rich tasting. Serve warm or cold."


2 h 10 m servings 439 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 439 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 79g
  • 25%
  • Protein:
  • 12.8 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 134 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the rice in a small bowl and cover with water. Soak for one hour.
  2. Drain the rice and place it in a large, heavy saucepan with the milk over low heat. Cook, covered 50 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in sugar and cardamom and cook 20 minutes more.
  3. Remove from the heat and stir in the rose water. Serve topped with almonds.
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  1. 41 Ratings


I've made this recipe twice in the last 3 days. Here's my strong suggestions: DO NOT soak the rice. The milk needs the starch from the rice in order to properly thicken. If there isn't enoug...

I love this recipe! I had Kheer for the first time yesterday at an Indian restaurant. I liked it so much that I immediately came home and started looking for a recipe. I used this recipe and it...

this recipe is alright, but its much better when you substitute half of the milk with coconut milk, and you can get by with only 3 T. of sugar, and half the amount of rose water, 1/2 tsp. of car...

This is the reply to the first review.You can substitute 1/4 teaspoon cardomom powder. This is the reply to the other review regarding milk quantity.Use the milk as advised because the milk nee...

This was pretty good. I used the rice/milk proportion that the recipe called for, and cooked the kheer uncovered. I worried that the kheer was too thin, so I raised the heat and boiled some of...

I am wondering if the ratio of milk and rice is correct. 2 quarts of milk to 1/4 cup of rice seems to be off. I had to use less milk by about a quart and a quarter.. The flavor is wondeful thoug...

Addictive flavor. Although it takes time, this is a very easy recipe with simple healthful ingredients. The timing of soaking the rice is important. If you soak the rice for too long, then it...

Wow, this is so good and so authentic! Exactly like what is served at Indian restaurants...even better! I like the addition of the almonds. I used basmati rice and lightly toasted the almonds...

This recipe is exactly like the Kheer we get in our favorite Indian restraunt. I searched all over to try to find the right recipe. It's EXCELLENT! My husband can't get enough. Although he l...