How to make Peas And Prunes Kheer -

Fusion of dried plums and green peas pudding…

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Green Peas (हरे मटर), Prunes (प्रून्ज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Peas And Prunes Kheer

Peas And Prunes Kheer Recipe Card


Hindi: matar
You might be picking out these emerald hued little jewels from your food. But, wait, before you do that anymore! As these are a good source of fibre and potassium, which keeps all of our body cells functioning properly. Just when you thought that green peas are only used to add that extra punch to your savoury dishes, try a rich, creamy matar ki kheer to satiate your sweet buds too!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Peas And Prunes Kheer Recipe

  • Green Peas 3/4 cup

  • Prunes 1 cup

  • Raisins 1 tablespoon

  • Pistachios 20

  • Ghee 1/2 cup

  • Milk 1 litre

  • Rose petals 10-12

  • Bread 2 slices

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Wash and boil green peas in two cups of water for five minutes. Refresh in cold water and grind to a fine paste. Stone prunes. Stew them in one cup of water for five minutes. Drain and roughly chop. Soak raisins in half a cup of water for five minutes. Drain. Slice pistachios.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a thick-bottomed pan, add green peas paste and cook for a few minutes, stirring constantly. Keep aside. Boil milk with rose petals. Simmer for ten minutes on low heat and strain the milk. Add milk to prepared green peas paste. Bring to a boil. Cook on low heat for fifteen to twenty minutes or till milk is reduced to half. Trim the edges of bread slices. Discard edges. Soak bread slices in water. Squeeze out the water completely and add this to the milk. Mix well.

Step 3

Add sugar, green cardamom powder and raisins. Cook for about ten minutes on low heat. Take it off heat and let it cool. Add chopped prunes and mix in the cooled peas kheer and serve chilled and topped with sliced pistachios.

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