Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Kheer(Milk rice ) Milch reis

Kheer is the most loved dish in India. It is often prepared during celebrations, poojas, wedding and any other special occasion. On birthdays Preparation of kheer is compulasory in my family.
However since my husband and my son love it i like preparing it often.
I was in supermarket and found a packet of rice called as milch reis. I got that this rice is special and can be used with milk. This was small flat broad rice unlike the usual one that we use for preparing the rice. To my surprise this rice tasted awesome in milk.
I am sure you will love this kheer recipe.

This recipe
serves- 4
Preparation time- 5 minutes
Cooking time- 30 minutes
Level of difficulty- Easy


  • Rice(white rice of any kind, basmati will also do)- 150 g
  • Milk- 1 liter
  • Sugar- 3 to 4 Tbsp
  • Cardamom- 4 to 5 pods or acrdamon powder- 1 Tsp
  • Raisins- handful
  • Cashewnuts- Handful
  • Pistachios for garnishing
  • Addition of rose petals and rose water...while you garnnish(optional)
  • Wash and soak the rice in hot water for 10 minutes, Drain water and keep aside.
  • Boil milk in a pan.
  • Once milk comes to boil add the rice and stir ocassionaly.
  • Wait until rice gets cooked. This will take around 20 minutes.
  • Once the rice gets cooked, add the sugar, cardamom, raisins , cashwnuts.
  • Stir well and turn off the heat. 
  • Garnish with may also garnish using rose water and rose petals at the end. Use fresh, cleaned rose petals , those that are edible.
  • Let this sit for 10 minutes
Serve hot or when it cools..... this totally depends upon your choice. This tastes awesome and can be a perfect substitute to a dessert.

Enjoy and happy cooking ....
By- sushmita Pandit


  1. Ahhhh!!! This is one of the few desserts/sweets I adore. You just reminded me to make it and I should be able to by this weekend. I think I will go for the basmati rice and need to get the nuts by then.

  2. I love rice kheer dear, the milch rice is new to me. I have pudding rice available in shops, is it the same or different...

  3. Yummy and flavorful kheer..Rice kheer is my all time favorite.

  4. Oh yumm, we like kheer so much that I make it every week..Is the rice similar to arborio rice.??

  5. Yummy kheer ! Just finished my dinner and after seeing this kheer I am craving for it ...

  6. The kheer looks so good. Does that rice you mentioned has any particular flavor?

  7. Delicius kheer.. Very tempting..

  8. I know there is a special rice for kheer, but I always make it with basmati rice. Love this dessert and I now want some kheer and malpuas.

  9. Oh the kheer looks delicious Sush..:-)

  10. Mouthwatering it...
    ongoing event :

  11. One of my all time fav kheer !! Looks awesome, u tempted me to make some :)


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