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Cashew Nut Kheer Recipe

Cashew Nut Kheer is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 litre Milk
  • 3/4 cup cashew nuts, soaked for 3-4 hours in warm water
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp each- Almonds & pistachios, slivered thinly
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp saffron, soaked in 1 tbsp of hot Milk
  • How to Make Cashew Nut Kheer:

    1. Rub saffron soaked in milk with pestle till dissolved and keep aside.
    2. Drain water from cashew nuts (save some for garnish) and grind to a smooth paste.
    3. Put milk to boil in a large, heavy pan.
    4. Add sugar and allow it to simmer for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    5. Add cashew nut paste, stir, and bring to boil; then simmer on low for 2 to 3 minutes.
    6. Add slivered nuts, mix, and take off fire.
    7. Pour into individual bowls.
    8. Sprinkle bits of cashew nut and cardamom powder on each.
    9. Spray some saffron milk on top with a small kitchen brush or with hands.
    10. Serve hot and fresh.


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