Doodhiya Kheech

This dish is very popular in Udaipur from where it is said to have originated. Its texture is similar to that of rabdi although wheat is used to thicken this dessert.

"Kheech" refers to a "mashed texture" that is almost like porridge. As wheat and milk are rejuvenating foods that provide plenty of energy, it is also served to convalescents who are recovering.

Try other recipes like Banana Apple Porridge and Banana Pongal .

Doodhiya Kheech

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Doodhiya Kheech recipe - How to make Doodhiya Kheech

Soaking time:  Overnight   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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1/2 cup whole wheat (gehun) , soaked overnight and drained
3 cups milk
5 tbsp sugar
a few saffron (kesar) strands
1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1 tbsp raisins (kismis)
1 tbsp almond (badam) slivers

For The Garnish
1 tbsp almond (badam) slivers
1 tbsp raisins (kismis)

  1. Grind the wheat in a mixer till it forms a coarse mixture without using any water.
  2. Combine the wheat mixture, 1 cup of milk and ½ cup of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 6 whistles or till the wheat is cooked.
  3. Allow the pressure to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  4. Combine the remaining 2 cups of milk, sugar and saffron in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes or till the milk is reduced to half, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the cooked wheat, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add the cardamom, raisins and almonds and mix well.
  7. Serve immediately garnished with almonds and raisins.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy364 cal
Protein9.9 g
Carbohydrates45.3 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat12.3 g
Cholesterol24 mg
Sodium32.6 mg


Doodhiya Kheech
 on 05 Sep 14 04:26 PM

It has a mashed texture but its delicious. An easy to make recipe, if the wheat is soaked. Serve immediately only then you will enjoy it!