Kheer is a very traditional Indian dessert. Shahi means royal. As this recipe calls for Kesar and Badam (Saffron and Almonds), is considered royal.
Cardamom pd (elaichi powder)
: 1/2 tsp
(cashew nuts, almonds, pista, raisins)
Wash and soak rice for 15-20 min. Drain the water.
- In a deep microwave safe bowl, mix milk, rice and cardamom powder and boil at 100% power for 7-8 min. Stir in between. Then microwave again at 50% power for 5-6 min.
- Add sugar and microwave at 50% power for 8-10 min. Allow to stand for 5 min.
- Garnish with chopped nuts of your choice. Serve hot or chilled.