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apple kheer
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5 from 2 votes

Apple kheer recipe

Apple kheer is an easy dessert for kids and also full of nutrition without adding extra sugar.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time30 mins
Resting time2 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 30 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: apple kheer, apple ki kheer, no sugar kheer, seb kheer, seb ki kheer, vrat kheer
Servings: 4


  • saucepan
  • Sieve
  • Blender


  • 2 medium apple 1 cup puree
  • 2 cup milk full cream milk
  • 2 tbsp. rajgira flour/amaranth flour
  • 5-6 strands of saffron soaked in 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tbsp. pistachios chopped


  • In a steamer, steam apples until they are soft. Let them cool.
  • Peel them, take out the seeds/shell. Blend them into a smooth puree. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a pan. Cook the apple puree for 10 minutes on low heat.
  • Heat milk in a pan. Keep 2 tbsp. aside and add saffron. Add amaranth/rajgira flour to the milk in the pan. Mix with a whisk, allow to boil and turn off the heat. Keep the mix aside to cool down.
  • Add the saffron milk mixture to saucepan.
  • Once the apple puree and milk mixture has cooled down completely only then mix them and garnish with nuts.
  • Optionally, garnish with sliced almonds or apple slices. Serve cold or at room temperature.


1 cup puree of boiled apples will reduce to ¾ cup when cooked.
The sweetness of apples differs according to the season and variety. If you like extra sweet kheer, please add sugar accordingly.