Matar a good source of fibre and potassium, which keeps all of our body cells functioning properly. Try this rich, creamy matar ki kheer to satiate your sweet buds.
Green Peas – 1 1/2 cups
Ghee – 3 tablespoons
Pistachios sliced – A few for garnish
Raisins – 2 tablespoons
Green cardamom powder – A pinch
Saffron (kesar) – A pinch
Milk boiled and reduced till to 600 ml 5 cups
Diet sugar – 2 tablespoons
- Keeping aside a few green peas for garnish, grind the remaining green peas coarsely. Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the green peas and sauté.
- Chop the reserved green peas and mix them with pistachios. Add raisins, green cardamom powder and saffron to the pan and mix. Sauté for 12-15 minutes.
- Add the thickened milk and mix well. Cook for 1-2 minutes and switch off the heat. Add diet sugar and mix well. Transfer into a serving bowl.
- Garnish with the green peas-pistachio mixture and set aside to cool down to room temperature.
Chill the kheer in the refrigerator and serve chilled.