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Kodo Millet Kheer
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Kodo Millet Kheer | Millet Kheer

Payasam is always served as an after meal dessert during festival days and how about a kheer with some healthy Millets.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 270kcal

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • 500 ml Full Fat Milk
  • cup Kodo Millet
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Ghee

To Grind :

  • 3 tbsp Coconut
  • 8 Cashew nuts


  • In a sauce pan add in the milk and bring it to boil .Wash the Kodo Millet rice and allow it to soak in water for 15 mins.
  • Once the milk comes to a boil, simmer the flame and add in the soaked Kodo Millet Rice, Continue cooking until the rice is fully cooked.
  • In a blender add in the coconut and cashew nuts along with little milk and grind it to form a fine paste. Keep aide. You can keep a wooden ladle on top of the sauce pan, this prevents the milk from overflowing .Next add in the sugar and mix well.
  • Next add in the ground coconut cashew paste and simmer for another 5 mins. Fry the cashew nuts and raisins in ghee and garnish the payasam and switch off the flame.


  •  You can also add condensed milk instead of condensed sugar for a richer version.
  •  The kheer tends to get thicker once it cools so you can add some more milk before serving.


Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 52.7g | Protein: 4.2g | Fat: 6.7g | Saturated Fat: 4.2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 96mg | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 35.6g | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg
Keyword Kodo Millet Kheer, Millet Kheer
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