How to make Tiranga Kheer - SK Khazana -

Just the kheer to be made on Independence day or on Republic day – it represents our national flag

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Green layer (हरी लेयर), Frozen green peas

Cuisine : Indian, Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Tiranga Kheer - SK Khazana

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Dessert is mostly referred to a final sweet course that concludes a meal, but those with a serious sweet tooth will agree that anytime is dessert time. The array of ingredients that you can use to prepare these decadent delights gives you plenty of room for innovation and variety.

Prep Time : 2.30-3 hour

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Tiranga Kheer - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Green layer

  • Frozen green peas 1 1/4 cup

  • Pishori piustachios blanched, peeled and slivered + for sprinkling 8-10

  • Ghee 1 teaspoon

  • Reduced milk 3/4 cup

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • White layer

  • Basmati rice soaked and drained 3 1/2 teaspoons

  • Reduced milk 2 cup

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoons

  • Orange layer

  • Carrots grated 2 cup

  • Apricots soaked and chopped dried 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Reduced milk 1/2 cup

  • Saffron (kesar) soaked in 1 tablespoon water a pinch

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1/4

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4

  • Silver warq for garnish

  • Pishori piustachios blanched, peeled and slivered for garnish

Method

Step 1

For the green layer, heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add green peas and sauté for 5-6 minutes. Transfer into a blender jar and blend to a coarse paste.

Step 2

Put the same pan back on heat, add the pea paste and reduced milk and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 3

Add castor sugar, mix and cook till the sugar dissolves. Add green cardamom powder, pistachios and cook for 1 minute. Take the pan off the heat and cool down to room temperature

Step 4

Put some of this mixture into each serving glass, sprinkle some pistachios on top and refrigerate till set.

Step 5

For the white layer, pour the reduced milk into another non-stick pan and let come to a boil. Add rice and mix well, cook till the rice is cooked completely.

Step 6

Add sugar and mix and cook till the sugar dissolves. Add green cardamom powder and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes and take the pan off the heat and let it cool down to room temperature.

Step 7

Layer this mixture over the green pea mixture in all the serving glasses. Refrigerate till set.

Step 8

For the orange layer, heat ghee in a third non-stick pan. Add carrots and sauté till they soften. Add apricots, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add reduced milk and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 9

Add saffron and mix well. Cook for 1 minute. Add castor sugar, mix well and cook till the sugar dissolves. Add green cardamom powder, mix well and cook for a minute and take the pan off the heat.

Step 10

Allow the mixture to cool slightly. Spread a layer of this mixture on top of the white layer in all the glasses and level the top.

Step 11

Garnish with silver varq and slivered pistachios. Refrigerate till set. Serve chilled.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.