Chawal ki kheer Recipe

Rice Kheer or rice pudding is a very common dish in Bihari cuisine. The speciality of Bihari kheer is the quantity of rice used is more than usual..

rice kheer recipe


Milk - 1 ltr
Basmati Rice - 1/2 cup
Ghee (Clarified Butter) - 1 tspn
Sugar - 3/4th cup
Almonds (Badam) - 15-20
Pistachio (Pista) - 2 tblspn
Nutmeg powder (Jaiphal Powder) - grated - 2 pinch
Green cardamom powder (Hari elaichi powder) - 1/2 tspn
Saffron strands -(Kesar) a pinch + a little pinch for the garnish.


  1. Wash basmati rice and soak it for half an hour. Drain and keep it aside. Heat ghee in a vessel and roast the rice to a pinkish colour.
  2. Keep it aside.
  3. In a deep vessel boil milk. reduce the milk by boiling and keep stirring. When reduced to half add rice and sugar. Stir well. Reduce flame and let it simmer. Keep stirring.
  4. Add saffron and stir well.
  5. Add nutmeg powder and Green cardamom powder. Keep simmering and stirring on very low flame.
  6. Add pistachio very finely chopped. Mix and stir.Add Almonds very finely chopped. Keep stirring .
  7. When the consistency gets thick switch off the gas.
  8. Let it cool. When cooled mix well again. Transfer into serving bowls.
  9. Sprinkle cardamom and nutmeg powder. Sprinkle pistachio finely chopped. Sprinkle crushed saffron.
  10. Now Rice Kheer is Ready.

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