Kheer (Rice Pudding)


Easy kheer recipe for Indian rice pudding. It's so full of flavor and very easy to make — it's the best rice pudding I've ever had!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 2 cups coconut milk

  • 2 cups milk

  • 3 tablespoons white sugar

  • ½ cup basmati rice

  • ¼ cup raisins

  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom

  • ½ teaspoon rose water (Optional)

  • ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted

  • ¼ cup chopped pistachio nuts


  1. Bring coconut milk, milk, and sugar to a boil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add rice, reduce the heat to low, and simmer until mixture thickens and rice is tender, about 20 minutes.

  2. Stir in raisins, cardamom, and rose water; cook for a few more minutes. Ladle into serving bowls and garnish with almonds and pistachios.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

513 Calories
33g Fat
48g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 513
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 43%
Saturated Fat 24g 119%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 99mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 195mg 15%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 627mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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