Orange Carrot Kheer Recipe
Kheer is a classic Indian dish that is apt for all festivals and special occasions. Traditionally, Kheer is prepared using rice, milk and sugar, but in this recipe, we will give the recipe a healthy twist by preparing it with ingredients like Oats, Honey, Milk, Orange and Carrot. The combination of orange and carrot provides different flavours to the dessert. For garnish, we have added some chopped almonds, however, you can use your favorite nuts as well.
This Kheer recipe is perfect for the ongoing holy period of Ramadan. Ramadan is a time for reflection, spiritual growth and strengthening bonds with family and friends. For individuals observing the fast during this period, Sehri is a crucial meal consumed before sunrise that provides the necessary nourishment and energy, to keep you going. If you wish to include a unique dish in your Sehri menu, then this Orange Carrot Kheer is the perfect option. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below. Happy Cooking!
Recipe by: Quaker Oats
How to make Orange Carrot Kheer
Step 1 Roast the oats
Add oats to a pan and dry roast them for a few minutes while stirring continuously. Once done, take them out on a plate.
Step 2 Boil the milk
Add skimmed milk to a pot and keep it on medium flame. Let it come to a boil.
Step 3 Add carrots
Add grated carrots to the boiling milk and lower the flame. Let it cook for 10 minutes.
Step 4 Add oats
Now add oats to the pot and give a good mix. Let the kheer cook till it thickens.
Step 5 Add the final ingredients
Crush the green cardamom and take out the seeds. Crush the seeds and add to the oats. Also add honey, orange zest and chopped almonds. Cook for last 2 minutes and switch off the flame.
Step 6 Ready to be served
Your Orange Carrot Kheer is now ready to be served. Enjoy either hot or chilled.