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Sharad Purnima Kheer | (Milk + Rice + Lotus Seeds + Nuts + Awesome)

by Pradeep Mamgain
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Sharad Purnima kheer recipe is a delicious pudding made with milk, sugar, rice, and lotus seeds. Sharad Poornima holds a great significance in Hinduism. It is a harvest festival celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu lunar month of Ashvin, marking the end of the monsoon season. Sharad Poornima is also known as Kumara Purnima, Kojagiri Purnima, Navanna Purnima, or Kaumudi Purnima in different parts of India.

Sharad Purnima Kheer | (Milk + Rice + Lotus Seeds + Nuts + Awesome)

The moon shines with all sixteen Kala(s) on the day of Sharad Purnima. Furthermore, its rays have certain healing properties on the day that nourish the body and the soul. The rice kheer is used as prasad on this day.

How to make sharad purnima kheer

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  1. Roast lotus seeds and nuts in clarified butter.
  2. Boil milk with saffron threads and reduce it by 25%.
  3. Pour in soaked rice and cook for 30 minutes.
  4. Add sugar and cardamom.
  5. Then, add lotus seeds, nuts, raisins, and kewda water.
  6. Bring kheer to the room temperature. Mix the top creamy layer with the rest of the kheer.

Ingredients

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  • lotus seeds (use good quality branded seeds)
  • clarified butter (for frying)
  • nuts (almond, cashew nut, walnut)
  • green cardamom and kewda water (for flavor)
  • rice (soak it for 30 mins in water)
  • sugar, milk (full fat), and raisins
Nutrition Facts
Sharad Purnima Kheer | (Milk + Rice + Lotus Seeds + Nuts + Awesome)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 446 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 82mg4%
Potassium 441mg13%
Carbohydrates 74g25%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 37g41%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 284µg6%
Vitamin B6 1mg50%
Vitamin B12 1µg17%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Vitamin D 2µg13%
Vitamin E 1mg7%
Vitamin K 2µg2%
Calcium 229mg23%
Copper 1mg50%
Iron 1mg6%
Magnesium 65mg16%
Phosphorus 258mg26%
Zinc 2mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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A Few Final Thoughts

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  • Serving: Serve it cold, it tastes best when it is cold.
  • Caution: Gold is considered sacred in Hinduism and it is believed that it purifies the food. Don’t forget to take gold out before serving.
  • Instead of adding whole or chopped almonds, you can make a paste of them to add to the consistency. Make sure, you soak almonds before making a paste.
Sharad Purnima Kheer | (Milk + Rice + Lotus Seeds + Nuts + Awesome)

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Sharad Purnima Kheer | (Milk + Rice + Lotus Seeds + Nuts + Awesome)

The Sharad Purnima kheer is a delicious sweet dish made with clarified butter, milk, sugar, rice, dried fruits, and lotus seeds.
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Course: Fasting
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: gluten free, Sharad Poornima Kheer, sharad purnima
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 446kcal
Author: Pradeep Mamgain

SERVINGS

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Note: 1 cup = 250 ml | 1 tbsp = 15 ml | and 1 tsp | 5 ml

Ingredients

  • 8 grams clarified butter (ghee)1/2 tbsp
  • 7.5 grams lotus seed½ cup
  • 700 ml milkfull fat
  • 8 pcs saffron threads
  • 150 grams ricesoaked for 30 mins
  • 110 grams sugar1/2 cup
  • 5 pcs green cardamomcrushed
  • 15 ml kewda water1 tbsp
  • 16 grams cashew nut
  • 20 grams almond
  • 12 grams walnuthalves
  • 15 grams raisins

Instructions

  • Heat 8 g clarified butter in a Kadaai. Now, add 7.5 g lotus seeds. Stir fry until light brown. Next, add 16 g cashew nut, 20 g almond, and 12 g walnut. Now, stir fry until cashews are light brown. Keep aside.
  • Pour 700 ml milk in a kadhai. boil it until it is condensed to 75%. Add 8 pcs saffron threads and then mix well. Now, add a gold ring or a piece of gold.
  • Pour in soaked rice. Cook on a medium flame for 30 minutes.
  • Add 110 g sugar and 5 pcs green cardamom (crushed). Mix well and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add lotus seeds and nuts.
  • Cook for 5 minutes and add 15 g raisins. Pour in 15 ml kewda water. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Bring kheer to the room temperature. Mix the top creamy layer with the rest of the kheer.
  • Remove the gold piece.

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NOTES

  • Serving: Serve it cold, it tastes best when it is cold.
  • Caution: Gold is considered sacred in Hinduism which purifies the food. Don’t forget to take gold out before serving.
  • Instead of adding whole or chopped almonds, you can make a paste of them to add to the consistency. Make sure, you soak almonds before making a paste.

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Nutrition

Calories → 446 kcal | Carbohydrates → 74 g | Protein → 11 g | Fat → 12 g | Saturated Fat → 5 g | Cholesterol → 23 mg | Sodium → 82 mg | Potassium → 441 mg | Fiber → 2 g | Sugar → 37 g | Vitamin A → 284 µg | Vitamin B6 → 1 mg | Vitamin B12 → 1 µg | Vitamin C → 2 mg | Vitamin D → 2 µg | Vitamin E → 1 mg | Vitamin K → 2 µg | Calcium → 229 mg | Copper → 1 mg | Iron → 1 mg | Magnesium → 65 mg | Phosphorus → 258 mg | Zinc → 2 mg

This nutritional information is approximate and is calculated using an online nutrition tool. It is based on 1 serving.

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