Cashew Nut Kheer

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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