How to make Chickoo Walnut Kheer - This creamy rice pudding is flavored with chikoo and full of walnuts. It's a great dessert for anytime of the year.

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Main Ingredients : Chikoos (चीकू), Walnut kernels (अखरोट की गिरि)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Chickoo Walnut Kheer Recipe Card

Chickoo Walnut Kheer

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chickoo Walnut Kheer Recipe

  • Chikoos pureed 3

  • Walnut kernels roasted 1/2 cup + for garnish

  • Brown rice soaked 1/2 cup

  • Milk 4 cups

  • Sugar 1/3 cup


Step 1

Take rice and milk in a deep pan and cook on medium heat, stirring continuously, ensuring that the rice does not stick to the bottom. Cook till the rice is soft and the milk reduces.

Step 2

Add sugar and stir till it dissolves. Add crushed walnuts and stir. Transfer into a bowl and when it is cool add chickoo pulp and mix. Pour into individual bowls. Place a walnut kernel in the centre and serve.