Kaju Kheer (Indian Cashew Nut Pudding)

Kaju Kheer (Indian Cashew Nut Pudding)


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About this recipe: Once you taste this creamy, nutty mouth-watering kheer, you can't stop! Enjoy.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 litre milk
  • 3/4 cup cashew nuts, soak for 3-4 hours in warm water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almonds, thinly slivered
  • 1 teaspoon pistachios, thinly slivered
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon saffron, soaked in 1 tablespoon hot milk

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:4hr soaking  ›  Ready in:4hr35min 

  1. Rub saffron with pestle till dissolved, keep aside.
  2. Drain water from cashew nuts, grind to a smooth paste, saving some cashews for garnish.
  3. Put milk to boil in a large heavy pan. Add sugar, allow to simmer for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add cashew nut paste, stir and resume boil, simmering on low for 2-3 minutes. Then add slivered dry fruit, mix, take off fire.
  5. Pour into individual bowls. Spray some saffron milk on top, with a small kitchen brush or with hands.
  6. Sprinkle bits of cashew on each. Serve hot, and fresh.

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