Kheer a sweet dish very popular in India. It is a sweet rice pudding easy to prepare and favourite of almost everyone. But have you tried Barnyard Kheer very well known as Jhangora kheer or Jhangore ki kheer.
Barnyard or Jhangora is low in calories and rich in fiber. It is one the best millet with high levels of protein, calcium, iron, minerals and vitamin B making it a asset for those who have type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. It is gluten-free and an ideal option for weight loss.
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Jhangora kheer is a sweet dish of Uttarakhand made of Jhangora/Barnyard millet. Barnyard millet is also known as Sanwa. The kheer is rich in taste and very easy to make. It has astonishing texture and lasts on the taste buds for quite a long time.
Ingredients for preparation:
- 1 litre full cream milk
- 3 cup Barnyard/Jhangora millet
- 4-5 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup condensed milk(optional)
- 1 tablespoon cashews(optional)
- 1/2 tablespoon raisins(optional)
- 1/2 cup almonds(optional)
- 8-10 saffron threads(optional)
Instructions to prepare:
- Take a big bowl and wash your Jhangora carefully. Soak it in water for 1 hour.
- Take a deep bottomed pan, add milk in it and let the milk boil over medium flame.
- Once the milk is boiled and reduces its original volume to half add your Jhangora millet in it as well as keep stirring. Make sure it is mixed completely and avoid lumps.
- Once the Jhangora is mixed properly add sugar/condensed milk(any 1 out of both) slowly while stirring. Let it cook until the sugar dissolves.
- Now, add saffron threads and cook your kheer in medium flame.
- Once the kheer is cooked remove the kheer from flame and transfer it to a bowl.
- Garnish your Jhangora kheer with dry fruits i.e., raisins,cashews & almonds and serve warm.
Some additional information about Jhangora Kheer:
- In case you don’t have condensed milk you can add sugar for sweetness and vice-versa.
- Millet kheer tends to thicken over time, so if it gets too thick add 1/4 cup of milk just before serving.
- You can serve the kheer either hot or cold accordingly.
- Preparation for kheer takes roughly 10 mins and cooking time is almost 20-25 min depending upon how you cook.
- It is a dessert and mostly served after main course.
- Hoping for you all to try making this mouthwatering sweet-dish and do let us know how much you liked it.
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