Kheer is a type of pudding from the Indian subcontinent, made by boiling milk, sugar, and rice. The recipe includes desiccated coconut for flavor as well as cardamom or raisins for additional sweetness.
Kheer is a dish that’s been around for over 2,000 years and has remained the staple of Indian sweets since ancient times. People believe in its ability to purify one’s karma before eating and it is typically served at Hindu temples as Prasada -a symbol of divine blessing given by God/Brahma himself-to devotees after their performance or worship rituals are complete.
Apple Phirni Recipe | How To Make Apple Phirni
Phirni is a popular dessert from North India. This apple phirni is loaded with taste, but have no sugar. If you are calorie conscious, try out this simple sugar free recipe without compromising the taste. Phirni can be flavored with seasonal fruits of choice.
Soak rice or two hours and drain the water.
Dry in shade and crush it coarsely. Soak the saffron in 50 ml hot milk.
Cook the rice and milk together on a slow flame
Add the saffron milk to it.
Puree the banana. Grate the peeled apple. Add the banana to the cooked mixture (this acts as a sweetener) and the grated apple (adds extra nutrition).
Add cardamom powder, chill and serve.
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 336
- Calories from Fat 9
- % Daily Value *
- Cholesterol 29mg10%
- Sodium 93mg4%
- Potassium 221mg7%
- Total Carbohydrate 59g20%
- Dietary Fiber 2g8%
- Sugars 48g
- Protein 7g15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Rose water can be used as flavouring for the Apple Phirni.
Sugar can be adjusted according to the sweetness required.