Monday, January 13, 2014

Shagna di kheer

Its a lohri special recipe. Can be prepared as a welcome dish for guests and friends.
Though the preparation is very much like rice kheer but the addition of chana dal and carrots gives it a different flavour.


Milk - 1 glass
Rice (soaked in water for 1 hr)  - 2 tsp
Split bengal gram (Chana dal) (soaked in water for 1 hr) - 2 tsp
Carrots (grated) - 4 tsp
Sugar - to taste 
Cardamom (Elaichi) powder - 1/4 tsp
Cashew nuts (broken) -1 tsp
Pistachio slivers - 1 tsp
Almond slivers - 1 tsp
Some pistachio slivers for the garnish


  1. Boil milk in a pan.
  2. Add rice, chana dal and carrots. 
  3. Cook till rice and chana dal are cooked, stirring the mixture time to time.
  4. Cook till the kheer is of thick consistency.
  5. Add sugar, cardamom powder and all the dry fruits.
  6. Mix it well.
  7. Dish out in a serving bowl and garnish with pistachio slivers.

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