Sunday, October 5, 2014

KHEERNI (Sindhi Sabudana Kheer)

Kheerni is a Sindhi kheer made in all the Sindhi homes on festive and auspicious days.

Milk ....... 1 litre
Sabudana/sago ... 1/2 cup (soak with enough water to cover for 2-3 hours)
Green cardamom... 4-5
Sugar ............... 3/4 or 1 cup (depending on how sweet you want it )
Kesar/saffron ..... 7-8 threads
Salt ........... half a pinch
Ghee ....... 1/4 tsp.
Pistachios & almonds (unsalted)... a few (chopped)

1.In a pan boil the milk.(If using full cream milk, add a cup of water)
2. Add in the sabudana, cardamoms (slightly crushed) saffron, half a pinch of salt and 1/4 tsp. ghee.
3. Let it simmer and keep stirring from time to time until the sabudana are cooked and the milk is reduced to half.( It takes approx. 30 minutes)
4. Now mix the sugar well and simmer again for a minute.
5. Garnish with chopped nuts and serve hot or cold.

Check out the Kheerni Video 


  1. The Kheer looks so good. Love this dish hot or cold. Perfect with puris.

  2. I love kheers with sabudana... love this saffron flavored kheer... looks delicious...