orange kheer recipe | santre ki kheer | Komola kheer | Indian mithai |

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orange kheer recipe | santre ki kheer | Komola kheer | Indian mithai is a pleasant fruit flavoured sweet. Learn how to make santre ki kheer.

To make orange kheer, combine the cornflour and cold milk in a bowl, mix well and keep aside. Boil the milk in a deep pan on a high flame, which will take approx. 6 to 7 minutes. Add the cornflour-milk mixture and sugar, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 10 minutes, while stirring continuously. Add the cardamom powder and mix very well. Allow the mixture to cool completely. Once cooled, add the orange and mix well. Refrigerate for atleast 2 hours and serve chilled.

The luscious texture and intensely rich flavour of thickened full-fat milk contrasts beautifully with the refreshing tanginess of orange segments, resulting in an aesthetic santre ki kheer that anyone is bound to fall in love with!

Cardamom lends its mildly spicy notes to this unusual Indian mithai, which is sweetened to just the right level so that the citrus flavour comes across clearly. For best flavour, use fresh cardamom powder.

This Komola kheer has to be served chilled for complete enjoyment. It is a famous Bengali dessert often served at parties and get-together.

Tips for orange kheer. 1. Use of full fat milk is a must to make this kheer. This is because it has the right amount of fat in it to get thick kheer. 2. Before adding the milk in the pan, you can put 1 to 2 tbsp of water. This will help to prevent the milk from sticking to the pan. 3. Keep stirring the milk after adding cornflour mixture for 2 reasons. One we have added cornflour. If we don’t mix, it might make lumps. Secondly, stirring will prevent the milk from sticking to the bottom of the pan. 4. Cooling the milk before adding oranges is necessary because if oranges are added to hot milk their acidic nature might lead to splitting of milk. 5. A handful of mixed nuts as a garnish would add texture and flavour to the kheer.

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Orange Kheer, Santre ki Kheer

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Orange Kheer, Santre ki Kheer recipe - How to make Orange Kheer, Santre ki Kheer

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     5Makes 5 servings
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Ingredients


For Orange Kheer
1 cup chopped orange segments
2 tbsp cornflour
1/4 cup cold full-fat milk
4 1/4 cups full-fat milk
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

Method
For orange kheer

    For orange kheer
  1. To make orange kheer, combine the cornflour and cold milk in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Boil the milk in a deep pan on a high flame, which will take approx. 6 to 7 minutes.
  3. Add the cornflour-milk mixture and sugar, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 10 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the cardamom powder and mix very well.
  5. Allow the mixture to cool completely.
  6. Once cooled, add the orange and mix well.
  7. Refrigerate the orange kheer for atleast 2 hours and serve chilled.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy324 cal
Protein8.5 g
Carbohydrates35.9 g
Fiber1 g
Fat12 g
Cholesterol28.8 mg
Sodium36.1 mg
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What is orange kheer made of?

    What is orange kheer made of?
  1. Orange kheer is made of 1 cup chopped orange segments, 2 tbsp cornflour, 1/4 cup cold full-fat milk, 4 1/4 cups full-fat milk, 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder.

Tips for orange kheer

    Tips for orange kheer
  1. Use of full fat milk is a must to make this kheer. This is because it has the right amount of fat in it to get thick kheer.
  2. Before adding the milk in the pan, you can put 1 to 2 tbsp of water. This will help to prevent the milk from sticking to the pan. 
  3. Keep stirring the milk after adding cornflour mixture for 2 reasons. One we have added cornflour. If we don’t mix, it might make lumps. Secondly, stirring will prevent the milk from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  4. Cooling the milk before adding oranges is necessary because if oranges are added to hot milk their acidic nature might lead to splitting of milk. 
  5. A handful of mixed nuts as a garnish would add texture and flavour to the kheer.

How to select oranges, santra

    How to select oranges, santra
  1. Choose oranges that are unblemished and heavy for their size. 
  2. Avoid those with cuts, soft spots or mould.
  3. Bright colour is not necessarily an indication of quality as some poor quality ones may be dyed, while some good oranges might naturally be green-tinged even when ripe. So, simply look for bright, unblemished skin unmindful of the colour. 
  4. You should avoid light-weight oranges, which probably lack much of their flesh content and juice. 
  5. A spongy texture usually indicates aging and poor quality. 
  6. Also avoid any oranges that look decayed or discoloured near the stem.

How to make cardamom powder, elaichi powder

    How to make cardamom powder, elaichi powder
  1. Take a few elaichi.
  2. Peel the elaichi. 
  3. Put in a mortar pestle.
  4. Pulverise and keep aside in a small glass bowl.

For the cornflour mixture

    For the cornflour mixture
  1. For the cornflour mixture, add 2 tbsp cornflour in a bowl.
  2. And 1/4 cup cold full-fat milk. Hot milk is not suggested as it will form lumps. 
  3. Mix well.
  4. The cornflour mixture is ready. Keep aside.

How to make orange kheer

    How to make orange kheer
  1. To make orange kheer recipe | santre ki kheer | Komola kheer | Indian mithai, boil 4 1/4 cups full-fat milk in a deep pan on a high flame. This will take approx. 6 to 7 minutes.
  2. Add the cornflour-milk mixture.
  3. Add 1/2 cup sugar.
  4. Mix well and cook on a slow flame for 10 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep stirring it for 2 reasons. One we have added cornflour. If we don’t mix, it might make lumps. Secondly, stirring will prevent the milk from sticking to the bottom of the pan. 
  5. Add 1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder.
  6. Mix very well.
  7. Allow the mixture to cool completely. Cooling is necessary because if oranges are added to hot milk their acidic nature might lead to splitting of milk. 
  8. Once cooled, add 1 cup chopped orange segments. If orange juice has been collected while making segments, you can add it to the milk too. This will further add colour and flavour.  
  9. Mix well.
  10. Refrigerate orange kheer recipe | santre ki kheer | Komola kheer | Indian mithai for atleast 2 hours and serve chilled.

Reviews

Orange Kheer
 on 08 Mar 20 11:51 PM
5

Can we add arrowroot flour i.e aara lot instead of corn flour. This way, we can have in fast also.
Edited after original posting.
Orange Kheer
 on 02 Nov 17 06:58 PM
5

Can I add some sooji to it ?? Because a kheer is always incomplete without sooji or may be rice according to me.... So can I go ahead with my idea n with some dry fruits on top😊😊😊
Tarla Dalal
03 Nov 17 08:35 AM
   Hi, You can try if you wish to, we would suggest you to follow this recipe only...
Orange Kheer
 on 02 Nov 17 04:38 PM
5

Yammy I will make at time of our bhishi party
Tarla Dalal
02 Nov 17 04:41 PM
   Hi Smita, Do try it and let us know how you enjoyed it.. Happy Cooking !!
Orange Kheer
 on 29 Oct 15 04:54 PM
5

Creamy.. thick.. citrus orange flavoured kheer.. Never thought.. we could make with orange.. But this recipe was really nice..served chilled.. Really amazing..
Orange Kheer
 on 17 Sep 12 07:33 PM
5

I have made this kheer twice and my family loved it to its last drop.