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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Paneer kheer recipe - How to make paneer kheer

 paneer kheer in a serving bowl
Wishing each Indian a Very Happy and Joyful Independence Day. 
Paneer kheer recipeIndia celebrates 67th Independence day  to day on Thursday, 15th  August, 2013. Each Indian enjoys the happiness of  today. I am also celebrating this happy moment by preparing paneer kheer. I am delighted to share the home made paneer kheer with rich creamy taste. This is an aromatic kheer to serve as a dessert after meal. I added some fried cashew nuts and raisins to the kheer and it turned out delicious.I  have used home made fresh paneer and also used corn flour as thickening agent. The flavor is infused with cardamom powder. The kheer has achieved beautiful colour with the addition of saffron soaked milk.

Paneer Kheer Recipe
paneer kheer in a serving bowl
Preparation time - 10 minutes
Cooking time - 20 minutes
Yield - Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups grated paneer
  • 1 heaped tsp corn flour 
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • A pinch of saffron strands / kesar(optional)
  • 10 cashew nuts and fistful of raisins
  • 6  green cardamoms, powdered
  • 2-3 tsp ghee to fry cashews and raisins
Method
  1. Fry cashews and raisins in the ghee for a minute and set aside. Soak the kesar in 2 tbsp of warm milk for about 10 minutes. 
  2. Grate the paneer using a grater and set aside.
  3. Mix together the milk and sugar in a large pan. Bring it to boil. In a bowl, dissolve 1 tsp of corn flour with 2 tbsp of water. Set aside.
  4. Once the milk boils, add the corn flour and cook stirring continuously till the milk boils and slightly thickens. 
  5. Then add grated paneer to it. Bring it to boil. Simmer till the kheer become thick.
  6. When it is done, remove from the flame. add the saffron soaked milk. Add  the fried cashews and raisins.  
  7. Sprinkle cardamom powder and mix well. Chill it in the refrigerator. Serve the paneer kheer either cold or warm.
Paneer kheer - step by step pictures

1.  Fry cashews and raisins in the ghee for a minute and set aside.  Soak the kesar in 2 tbsp of warm milk for about 10 minutes
roasted cashew, raisins, soaked saffron
2.  Grate the paneer using a grater and set aside.  Mix together the milk and sugar in a large pan. Bring it to boil. 

3.  In a bowl, dissolve 1 tsp of corn flour with 2 tbsp of water.Set side.
grate the paneer, boil the milk
4.  Once the milk boils, add the corn flour and cook stirring continuously till the milk boils and slightly thickens. 

5.  Then add grated paneer to it. Bring it to boil. Simmer till the kheer become thick. When it is done, remove from the flame. add saffron soaked milk.
add the paneer and simmer till thick
6.  Add  the fried cashews and raisins. Sprinkle cardamom powder and mix well. Chill it in the refrigerator. 
add fried dry fruits and saffron milk, cardamom powder
7.  Serve the paneer kheer either cold or warm.
paneer heer is ready to serve

7 comments:

  1. Happy Independence day to you too dear, and kheer looks awesome...

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  2. Give me that bowl, irresistible kheer, Happy independence day Vidhya.

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  3. Happy Independence day :)

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  4. This is a delicious dish!
    Happy Independence day!Even I posted an Indian recipe today...

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  5. Happy Independence to you all and thanks for your lovely comments.

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  6. delicious kheer and happy independence day :-)

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  7. yummy kheer n happy independence day :)
    http://www.mahaslovelyhome.com/2013/08/papaya-honey-smoothiepapaya-dates.html

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