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Rice Kheer Recipe, Chawal ki Kheer

Kheer | Rice Kheer | Chawal Ki Kheer | Indian Rice Pudding

Sumit Malhotra
Kheer or Rice Kheer is a generous jadoo ki jhappi in a bowl. Kheer is a must-have in Punjabi homes – both by tradition and it’s luscious creaminess. Eating kheer as a dessert after meals is like bringing a rice pudding to a family celebration on your dining table.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 235 kcal


  • 1 Piece Rice
  • 1 Piece Milk
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar I used brown
  • 1 Tablespoon Cardamom Powder
  • 10 Piece Pistachios Chopped
  • 10 Piece Cashew nuts Chopped
  • 10 Piece Almonds Chopped
  • 12 Piece Sultanas or Raisin Chopped or Snipped
  • 1 Tablespoon Kewra Water


  • Get your ingredients ready.
  • Clean half a cup of rice and soak it for an hour.
  • Boil one cup of water in a heavy-bottomed pan and drain. This will keep milk from sticking to the pan.
  • Add milk to the same pan and bring it to a boil.
  • Take a couple of spoons of milk and soak saffron strands in it. Set aside.
  • Simmer the heat and add the soaked rice.
  • Keep stirring it so that the milk does not stick to the pan for about an hour and a half or till the milk thickens.
  • Add the cardamom powder and kewra water now and mix well.
  • Add the soaked saffron strands to the mixture and mix well.
  • Incorporate the dry fruits (nuts) and raisins into the here. You can toast the nuts in a pan and then add so that they are more fragrant.
  • Remove from the flame.
  • Serve hot or cold.
Keyword Chawal Ki Kheer, Indian Rice Pudding, Kheer, Rice Kheer