Sunday, 2 February 2020


Just greet your dearest friends and lovable relatives with this irresistible Almond Kheer. This is one of the most delicious desserts across all the states of India. For any special occasions like wedding, marriage parties loved ones' Birthday Celebrations, Family get-together or friends meet, Almond kheer is a must and the most loved drink by all. 

Kheer is widely known as Payas/Payesh in Northern states of India whereas it is known as Payasam in Tamilnadu.

The kheer can be served hot/warm or chilled. 

Cooking Time 45 minutes 

Yield:  four servings


Almonds 100 gm
Boiling water as needed for soaking.
Fresh cow milk 750 ml
Cold milk 50 ml
Cardamom seeds crushed 1/2 tsp
Saffron strands 15-25 pcs {not mandatory}
Sugar 200 gms
Cashew flakes 2 tbsps
Raisins 15-20 pcs
Fresh Cow ghee 2 tbsps


Soak almonds in boiled water for 30 minutes.
Blanch the outer skin and keep ready to grind.
Bring to boil 750 ml of fresh cow milk on medium heat.
Lower the flame and let boil until the milk reduced to 500 ml.
Keep on stirring.
Add saffron strands
Add 200 gm sugar. Once the milk reduced to 500 ml, 
add fried-cashew flakes and raisins in fresh ghee.
Add freshly crushed cardamom seeds 1/2 tsp and stir to infuse the flavour.
Turn off the heat.
Almond kheer is ready to enjoy.

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