Khus Khus Kheer


01 Nov 2014
Posted By   Priya Sharma

Poppy seeds (khus khus) soaked overnight and drained 1/2 cup, Milk 2 tablespoons + 2 cups, Rice 4 tablespoons, Saffron a large pinch, Sugar 1/3 cup, Green cardamom powder a pinch, Blanched and sliced almonds for garnishing, Blanched and sliced pistachios for garnishing

Cooking Instructions
1- Grind poppy seeds with 3 tbsps rice and 2 tbsps milk into a smooth paste. 2- Heat 2 cups milk in a deep non-stick pan, add remaining rice and saffron, mix and bring to a boil. 3- Add ground paste, mix well and cook, stirring continuously, for 4-5 minutes. 4- Add sugar, mix well and cook till it thickens and rice and poppy seeds are fully cooked. 5- Add cardamom powder and mix well and simmer for 2-3 minutes. 6- Serve hot garnished with almond and pistachio slices.