Komola Kheer

Komola Kheer - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
A refreshing citrusy kheer is a traditional dessert of West Bengal, made especially during the orange season. Nice to be eaten after a hearty meal and serving in these cute orange baskets makes it more delightful!
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Served As: Beverages, Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: Bengali, Desserts, Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 1 ltr Full Cream or milk milk
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1-2 strands Saffron
  • 5 tbsp Sugar or as required
  • Oranges segmented and thin white outer skin removed 3 deseeded
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Instructions
 

  • Take milk in a non stick pan, bring to boil.
  • Reduce the flame and thicken the milk.
  • Stir in between to prevent the milk from getting stuck to the pan and occasionally scrape from the sides.
  • Reduces the milk to atleast half the quantity
  • Add sugar, cardamom powder, saffron dissolved in milk. Stir
  • Switch off the flame after 5 minutes.
  • Let it cool down completely and then mix the orange segments.
  • Keep it refrigerated for 5-6 hours for the orange flavors to blend in the kheer.
  • For the basket: With a help of a sharp knife mark the handle and the basket from the centre.
  • With the knife slowly cut along the marking. Peel it
    Komola Kheer - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Peel it without damaging the handle.
    Komola Kheer - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Cut along the sides to release the fruit from the peel and scoop it out.
    Komola Kheer - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Your orange basket garnish is ready to be used to serve the komola kheer
    Komola Kheer - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

Add the sugar according to the sweetness of the oranges.
Use the basket only at the time of serving otherwise the kheer might turn bitter if it’s kept longer in the basket.

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Priyanjali Joardar
Priyanjali Joardar

Recipe creator, food photographer and stylist

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