Black Currant Dates Kheer Recipe

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Black Currant Dates Kheer Recipe
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Black Currant Dates Kheer or Payasam is a nutritious sweet pudding, made by mixing dates, currants and dry fruits in coconut milk. The kheer is rich in Iron, Magnesium and the B-Complex Vitamins, making this pudding a tasty and filling dessert option especially during parties or family occasions. Dates Kheer is usually prepared by grinding dates, and adding the sugar and coconut milk. In this recipe, we have chopped the dates for that added texture.

Serve Black Currant Dates Kheer Recipe after a one pot meal of Spiced Kumbh Pulao Recipe (Spicy Mushroom Rice).

If you like this recipe, try more recipes like

  1. Badam Kheer Recipe (Spiced Almond Milk)
  2. Sabudana Kheer (Tapioca Pearl Milk Pudding)
  3. Semiya Payasam/Kheer Recipe (Sweet Vermicelli Pudding)


Note: Replacing the black currant with dry grapes, jaggery with sugar, coconut milk with regular milk and rice flour by corn flour will also suffice. There may be a slight change in the taste while using these.

To increase the thickness of the kheer, add more rice flour diluted in water if necessary.

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

35 M

Total in

55 M


4 Servings


  • 1/2 cup Dates , seedless, chopped finely
  • 1/2 cup Black currant (dried)
  • 1/4 cup Poppy seeds
  • 3/4 cup Jaggery , powdered
  • 2 teaspoons Ghee
  • 1/2 cup Dry Fruits
  • 300 ml Coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons Rice flour

How to make Black Currant Dates Kheer Recipe

  1. To start with making Black Currant Dates Kheer Recipe, roast the dry fruits, poppy seeds, dates and black currant with ghee in a small pan on medium heat, till a wonderful aroma emanates. 

  2. With heat on low, add in the jaggery and coconut milk to the dry contents and mix everything together. 

  3. Mix the rice flour in a little water separately and add it to the above mixture, and stir to combine well.  Bring all the ingredients to a boil, simmering them until slightly thickened for 5 to 10 minutes. 

  4. The Black Currant Dates Kheer is now ready to be served hot or can even be refrigerates and had chilled. 

  5. Serve Black Currant Dates Kheer Recipe after a one pot meal of Spiced Kumbh Pulao Recipe (Spicy Mushroom Rice)