Instant pot kesari Kheer (Saffron flavor Rice Pudding)
kheer is one of the easiest traditional Indian desserts one can make ,it’s Rich, creamy pudding-like texture and flavored with cardamom and saffron.
Today On this auspicious occasion of Basant Panchmi/Saraswati puja 🙏The festival marks the end of winter season and the onset of spring. Yellow foods are traditionally consumed during the festival 🙂
2.5 Cup Fat free Milk Or milk of your choice
1/4 cup White Rice preferably small or medium grain, rinsed
1/2 cup Sugar (adjust to taste)
1/4 cup Mixed Nuts chopped or sliced (cashews, almonds, pistachios) (optional)
1 tbsp Raisins (optional)
1 tsp Cardamom powder
1/8 tsp Saffron (optional)
Add all the ingredients in the instant pot steel insert. Close lid with vent in sealing position.
Set instant pot to PORRIDGE mode for 20 minutes on high pressure.
When instant pot beeps, let the pressure release naturally. Open Instant Pot and mix well. Rice pudding is ready. Serve warm or chilled.
If needed, to get the desired consistency, cook on SAUTE mode for 2-3 mins. Or add more milk, mix and let it boil for a minute.
If you have an extra sealing ring for sweet foods, use it.
Based on your preference, you can add sugar, nuts and raisins after pressure cooking too.