Kheer (Rice Pudding)
- 1 cup water
- ½ cup basmati rice
- 4 cups whole milk
- 1 tsp. chopped dates
- 2 tsp. cashews or pistachios
- 3 small pieces green cardamom, crushed
- 1 tsp. sugar (or to taste)
- Soak rice in water for 2 hours. Boil milk. Add basmati rice and all other ingredients.
- Boil slowly for 30 minutes or more until the mixture reaches a slightly thick consistency, but you can stir it easily.
- It will thicken a little more when you let it cool.