- 1 litre Milk
- 1 tablespoon Ghee
- ¼ cup Quinoa rinsed and drained
- ½ cup lotus seeds roasted and crushed
- ½ cup Water
- 4 tablespoon Brown Sugar
- 10-15 Saffron – few strands
- ½ teaspoon Cardamom Powder
- 1 tablespoon chopped pistachio
Heat 4 cups of milk and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer the milk till it is reduced to ½ the quantity.
Rinse quinoa in water 2-3 times.
Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and saute rinsed and drained quinoa for 2 minutes.
Add 1 cup of water. Cover the lid and pressure cook for one whistle.
Now open the lid and add reduced milk to the saucepan.
Cook the quinoa and milk while stirring it in between.
This will start looking like this after some time. Add sugar and mix. You can also add kishmish.
Add cardamom powder and saffron.
Delicious and thick quinoa kheer is ready. Garnish it with pistachio and almonds and enjoy it warm or cold.
Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 107mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg