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kesar pista kheer
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Kesar Pista Kheer

Kesar pista kheer is a delicious way to end the meal.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: kesar pista kheer, khir, khirni, saffron pistachio rice pudding
Servings: 4


  • rd cup basmati rice soaked in water/chawal
  • 1.5 ltr full fat milk/dudh
  • ¼ th cup sugar/cheeni
  • 6-7 strands of saffron/kesar soaked in 2 tablespoon milk/water
  • 2 tablespoon almonds/badam sliced
  • ¼ cup finely chopped pistachios/pista


  • Soak rice in water for 30 mins.Keep it aside.
  • Add milk to a pan.
  • Add soaked rice to milk and let it boil on medium flame.
  • Keep stirring in between.
  • Add saffron and sugar to it.Cook on a low flame ,stirring in between.
  • Add almonds and pistachios.Keep stirring in between.
  • Switch off the flame once kheer is reduced to ⅓rd.
  • Garnish with Pistachios.
  • Serve hot or cold.