Sunday, May 19, 2013

Kolhapuri Special Gavachi Kheer

Time 40 min
Full fat milk 1 lit
Sugar 1 cup or jaggery 1 cup as per ur taste
Cardamom / Velchi powder 1/2 tsp
Broken Wheat 1/2 cup (It is called Khapli Gahoo in Kolhapur which you will able to get in maket in Ganapati Festival))
Basmati rice 2 - 3  tbsp 
Dry fruits (Cashewnuts, Almond, Pista, Kismis) 1 cup
Kharik big pieces (Dry khajoor) 1/4 cup
Ghee 2 tbsp
Fresh coconut paste 1 cup
Kesar soaked in milk 1 tsp
Water 2 cup
Pinch of salt

Wash the wheat. Then in 2 cups of water let it soak overnight. Then pressure cook wheat and rice along with same water and 1/4 tsp salt for 4-5 whistles. Let it dry for 10-15 min. Then blend it in mixer to make coarse powder. Now add water 1-1.1/2 cup, cook in cooker for 2-3 whistles. Allow it to cool. Keep it aside.
Heat the vessel add ghee, add cooked wheat and rice, freshly grounded coconut and dry fruits. Mix well. Add 2 cups of water and Let it cook by covering lid for 15-20 min. (Pl stir meanwhile to check water level if required add water) Then add velchi powder, milk. jaggery, kesar. Mix well. Cook for about 10-15 min on low flame. U can add more milk as per the consistency of kheer you want, means thick or thin. Allow it to cool. Keep it in refrigerator. Serve chill.

If you dont get khapli gahoo then you can use regular wheat. Wash wheat with water. Then keep it for 2 hrs. Then blend in blender till it is half broken. Use this one for kheer.

Soaked wheat and rice 

Cooked wheat and rice

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