*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                                   Kheer
 
 Recipe By     : Somesh Rao
 Serving Size  : 0    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Indian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           rice
    4      cups          milk
      1/4  cup           raisins
    1      cup           sugar
    1      tsp           cardamom seeds
      1/4  cup           shredded blanched almonds
                         rose water
      1/2  cup           water
 
 1. Wash and drain the rice.
 2. Soak in 1/2 c water for 1/2 hour.
 3. Boil the rice in the same water till it is coated and water dries
 up.
 4. Add the milk and simmer on low fire for 1 1/2 hours.
 5. Scrape the sides and bottom and remove sticking and mash rice while
 stirring frequently.
 6. When it is creamy add sugar and stir in well.
 7. remove from fire and add crushed cardamom seeds, rose water and shredded
 almonds.
 8. Serve hot or cold decorated with silver leaves (optional). [Silver
 leaves are VERY FINE, tasteless sheets of silver.]
 
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