How to make Matar Ki Kheer - Green peas flavoured kheer.

This recipe is from the book Khazana of Indian Recipes.

Main Ingredients : Green Peas (हरे मटर), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Desserts

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Matar Ki Kheer

Hindi: matar
You might be picking out these emerald hued little jewels from your food. But, wait, before you do that anymore! As these are a good source of fibre and potassium, which keeps all of our body cells functioning properly. Just when you thought that green peas are only used to add that extra punch to your savoury dishes, try a rich, creamy matar ki kheer to satiate your sweet buds too!

For more recipes related to Matar Ki Kheer checkout Matar ki Kheer, Green Peas And Date Pudding, Matar ka Halwa. You can also find more Desserts recipes like Churros, Pineapple Pop, Frozen Chocolate Mousse Cake, Besan Aur Nariyal Sheera.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Matar Ki Kheer Recipe

  • Green Peas 1 cup

  • Ghee 1/2 cup

  • Milk 1 1/4 litres

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Raisins 20-25

  • Pistachios sliced 20-25


Step 1

Wash and boil green peas for five minutes. Refresh in cold water and grind to a fine paste. Heat ghee in a thick-bottomed pan, add green peas paste and cook for a few minutes, stirring constantly.

Step 2

Keep aside. Boil milk and add milk to cooked green peas paste. Bring it to a boil. Cook on low heat for fifteen to twenty minutes or till the milk is reduced to half.

Step 3

Add sugar, green cardamom powder, raisins and pistachios. Cook for about eight to ten minutes on low heat, stirring continuously. Take off the heat and allow it to cool. Keep it in the refrigerator. Serve chilled.