This is a easy and delicious kheer made using beetroot, dal, jaggery and coconut milk. I specially love the colour of the kheer. Great for any parties or occasions.
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Beetroot – 1 large grated
Moong Dal – 1/2 cup
Ghee – 1 tblspn + 1 tblspn
Jaggery – 1 cup or as needed
Water – 2 cups + 1/2 cup
Thick Coconut Milk – 2 cups
Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp
Cashews and Dried Fruits – 3 tblspn
Soak moong dal for 15 mins. Drain and set aside.
Take jaggery and 1/2 cup of water in a sauce pan, heat till it is melted. drain and set aside.
Take ghee in a pan, add beetroot and dal and roast for 2 mins.
Add in water and cook till it is completely done and water is all dried up.
Now add in jaggery water and cook well.
Add in coconut milk and mix well. Simmer for 5 mins.
Add cardamom and mix well.
Heat ghee in a small pan, fry nuts and dry fruits. Pour this over the kheer and mix well.
|Soak moong dal for 15 mins|
|Take jaggery in a sauce pan|
|Cover it with water|
|Strain it and set aside|
|heat little ghee in a pan|
|mix well..stir fry for 5 mins|
|cook till dal is done and water is dried up|
|add jaggery water|
|cook till it thickens|
|add coconut milk|
|simmer for few mins|
|heat ghee in a pan|
|fry till golden|
|add to kheer|