Shahi Khoya Kheer

Shahi Khoya Kheer

Kheer, an Indian sub-continent cuisine, is a rice pudding made by boiling rice with milk and sugar. Kheer-like dessert is common in Middle East and West. It is said that Kheer was first made at Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha, 2000 years ago. Kheer is prepared on different occasions like festivals and weddings. You can make Kheer from various fruits like apple, orange or banana. Zafrani (kesar) kheer is also popular among the sweet dish lovers. You can add dry fruits and spices, like cinnamon and green cardamom (elaichi), to give variations and flavours.

Origin of Kheer

Kheer is healthy and rich in calcium. It’s a versatile dish. Romans were the first to give variations in kheer by adding rose water and dry fruits. They call it stomach’s secondary refrigerator. In ancient history it is mentioned that the people then used to have kheer as dessert. Continue reading “Shahi Khoya Kheer”