How to make Poha Kheer -SK Khazana -

Red rice poha turns into this sweet and enticing kheer!

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Red rice poha , Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Poha Kheer -SK Khazana

Poha Kheer -SK Khazana Recipe Card


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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Poha Kheer -SK Khazana Recipe

  • Red rice poha 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts 10-12

  • Raisins 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Milk 4 cups

  • Sugar 3/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Rose water 1 teaspoon

  • A few dried rose petals


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick deep pan, add cashew nuts and sauté for a few seconds. Add raisins and sauté till it puffs up. Take them out and set aside.

Step 2

In the same pan, add red rice poha and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Slightly crush the poha with the spoon to smaller pieces.

Step 3

Add milk and mix well. Let the mixture come to a boil. Lower the heat and cook till the poha is cooked completely.

Step 4

Add sugar and mix well. Add green cardamom powder and mix well. Cook till the sugar is dissolved.

Step 5

Add rose water, dried rose petals, a portion of the fried cashew nuts and raisins. Mix well and take it off the heat.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve garnished with rose petals.

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