Benarasi Kheer

Benarasi Kheer

Prep: 2 hours

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Mithai

Type: Benarasi

Rice kheer made in the Benarasi style


  • Skimmed milk 4 cups
  • Rice, soaked for 30 minutes ½ cup
  • Almonds, sliced 3 tsps
  • Raisins 3 tsps
  • Jaggery, grated 2 tbsps
  • Green caramom powder 1 tsp
  • Beetle leaves 2


  • Heat milk in a deep non-stick pan, add rice and cook, stirring till the rice gets cooked and the milk thickens.
  • Add almonds and raisins and cook. Add jaggery and stir till it melts completely.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with beetle leaves and cool down to room temperature.
  • Chill in the refrigerator and serve chilled.