How to make Ganne ki Kheer - SK Khazana -

A traditional sweet dish from Punjab – rice cooked in sugarcane juice with no additional sweetener

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Sugarcane juice (गन्ने का जूस ), Basmati rice (बासमती चावल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

Ganne ki Kheer - SK Khazana

Ganne ki Kheer - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: cheeni
Ever imagined what life would be without some meetha? The gulab jamuns, barfis, pedas, laddoos, modaks, halwas…you can say let the sugar substitutes rule but not everything is possible with substitutes! One of oldest flavourings and condiments used by mankind, this ingredient is an instant provider of energy. Also available in various types, sugar is either derived from sugarcane or beetroot.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Ganne ki Kheer - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Sugarcane juice 1 litres

  • Basmati rice soaked for 30-45 minutes and drained 1/2 cup

  • Dried coconut sliced 1 cup

  • Peanuts lightly roasted and peeled 1/2 cup

  • Almonds roasted and crushed to garnish


Step 1

Heat a deep non-stick pan, add sugarcane juice and cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes or till it comes to a boil. Occasionally, remove scum appearing on surface of juice with a ladle to prevent it from turning dark.

Step 2

Crush the rice slightly with your hands, add to the juice and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes.

Step 3

The consistency should be thick. Switch off heat and slightly mash the rice with ladle.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick pan, add coconut slices and peanuts and roast them on medium heat till they turn brown.

Step 5

Reserve some of the coconut and peanuts for garnishing and add the remaining to the kheer and mix well.

Step 6

Transfer kheer into serving bowls, garnish with reserved roasted dry coconut-peanut mixture and almonds. Serve immediately.

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