Orange Kheer

"Orange kheer or santre ki kheer also known as Komola kheer is a delicious eggless dessert recipe from the Eastern region of India. One of the many kheer recipes from India, this easy dessert is made with fresh oranges, milk, and dry fruits. This kheer is perfect for Navratri recipe. You can also make it during any festival. If you are looking for no-bake dessert recipes, then this easy Indian dessert is a must-try recipe."
-- @greenbowl2soul
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 1hr
Serves or Makes: 4

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  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 2 medium oranges, zested, peeled, pith and seeds removed, pulp roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dry fruit
  • 5 tablespoons sugar, adjust to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder


  • Step 1

    Boil milk in a pot. After the first boil, add chopped dry fruits and cook the milk on low flame until it thickens and changes color,about 40-45 minutes. Stir to ensure that the milk doesn't burn or stick to the bottom.

  • Step 2

    Once the milk is done, add sugar, mix well, and boil for another 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat. Set aside to come to room temperature.

  • Step 3

    Once cooled, add the orange pulp and zest, mix and refrigerate for at least 2-3 hours.

  • Step 4

    To serve, garnish with chopped dry fruit. Can be served cold or at room temperature. Do not reheat after adding orange!

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