Channa Kheer

  • Channa Kheer
    • Veg
    • 3-4 people People
    • 25-30 mins Mins.
  • Ingredients

    • 1 cup roasted Bengal gram (channa dal)
    • ¾ cup Jaggery
    • 1 cup milk
    • ½ cup Khoya (thickened and dried whole milk)
    • 1 tablespoon Almonds
    • 1 tablespoon Cashew nuts
    • 1 tablespoon Pistachios
    • 1 tablespoon Ghee
    • ½ tea spoon Cardamom powder
    • 1 tablespoon desiccated Coconut
    • 1 tablespoon Rose water

    Method to make Channa Kheer

    • 01

      Chop all the dry fruits in small pieces.

    • 02

      Soak the channa dal in water for an hour. Drain the water and then cook the dal with 2 cups of water in a Cooker.

    • 03

      In a pan, add ½ cup of water, grated khoya and jaggery and bring it to a boil.

    • 04

      Cook it on a low flame for some time till both of them melt.

    • 05

      In another pan add ghee along with the dry fruits and roast them till they are golden in colour.

    • 06

      To this add the cooked dal and roast it for some time.

    • 07

      Add the milk, give it a boil and cook it for 5 minutes.

    • 08

      Add the jaggery mixture, cardamom powder and the desiccated coconut and cook it for 3 minutes.

    • 09

      Ensure that the mixture does not boil. Add the rose water and put off the flame.

    • 10

      Cool it and serve it.

chef's recomendation

Channa dals are big in size, and hence it should be soaked for some time before cooking, to ensure that it cooks fast.