Aam ki kheer with rice, an amazing Indian dessert to be relished during summer season when mangoes are in surplus. Infact this dessert tastes better when the mangoes are sweet and aromatic. An off season mango kheer might not taste so delicious. For this Indian mango rice dessert Alphanso or Safeda or Banganapalli mango will be the right choice of mango to use. Any sour aam might not click so much. Lets know more how to prepare aam ki kheer.
Serves : 3- 4
Total Time: 1hr
Aam ki kheer Ingredients:
- 1 litre Full Cream Milk
- 4 tblsp Rice
- 1 cup Mango Puree ( Alphanso or any Sweet Mango)
- 1/2 cup chopped Mango pieces
- 1 tsp Saffron Milk (Optional)
- 1 tblsp Pistachio (optional)
- 2 tblsp Sugar
- 2 tblsp MilkMaid (If not there increase sugar by 2 tblsp)
- 1 – 2 Green Cardamoms (Chotti Elaichi)
How to make aam ki kheer:
- Wash and soak the rice for 30 mins.
- Take milk in a heavy bottom pan. Start boiling the milk.
- After the first boil add the soaked rice.
- Stir well ensuring no rice is stuck on to the base of the pan and they are not forming lumps.
- Keep stirring the milk every now and then and everytime press the ladle hard against the side of the pan so that some of the rice grains get crushed. This will give a nice grainy texture to the kheer.
- Keep cooking for 20 – 25 mins or till the rice gets fully cooked.
- At this point add the sugar and mix well so that sugar gets dissolved properly.
- Switch off the flame and let the kheer cool.
- An important thing to note is Never add mango pulp to hot kheer or the khee will cuddle and spoil.
- Let the kheer cool and only when the kheer is mildly warm add the mango puree.
- Now prepare the mango puree by grinding the mango pulp and green cardamom seeds without its skin.
- Add this mango puree to the warm or cold kheer.
- Also add the chopped mango keeping few aside for garnish.
- Now dish the kheer out in a serving bowl and garnish with finely chopped pista, saffron milk and chopped mangoes.
- Your aam ki kheer is ready to be relished. It tastes best when served cold.