Khira Gaintha Recipe - Rice Dumplings In Sweetened Milk

Rice flour dumplings cooked in cardamom flavored milk.

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Khira Gaintha Recipe - Rice Dumplings In Sweetened Milk
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Khira Gaintha is a traditional odia sweet dish which consists of rice flour dumplings cooked in cardamom flavored milk. Khira Gainthas are soft rice flour balls that are cooked  in sweetened flavored milk. The rice flour is cooked with water and then kneaded to form a smooth dough. This dough are made into small balls, and dropped into simmering cardamom flavored milk and adorned with chopped nuts.

Serve Khira Gaintha Recipe - Rice Dumplings In Sweetened Milk as a dessert after Lobia Kebabs RecipeOne Pot Spicy Vegetable Pulao Recipe with Coconut MilkKela Anar Raita RecipeButter Naan Recipe.

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Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

60 M

Makes:

6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice flour
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Cashew nuts , powdered
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • 1 liter Milk
  • Mixed nuts , chopped, to garnish

How to make Khira Gaintha Recipe - Rice Dumplings In Sweetened Milk

  1. To begin making Khira Gaintha Recipe - Rice Dumplings In Sweetened Milk, soak the rice in water for about 5 to 6 hours. Then wash and drain the water from rice and dry them under a fan and keep it aside. Grind the rice to a fine mixture. You can use the rice powder also for this recipe.

  2. Boil water in a deep pan. Add a tsp of oil and salt to this. Now gradually add the rice flour to the water and keep stirring. Make sure there aren’t any lumps. Lower the flame, cover the pan with a lid and cook it for five minutes.

  3. Transfer this mixture to a plate. Let it cool.Once cooled, knead it with your fingers so that it becomes a soft dough.Make small balls out of it. Boil some water and drop these rice balls in boiling water for 4 to 5 minutes. Take out and keep aside. You can also steam these balls.

  4. Boil the milk on low flame until milk thickens. Add sugar, Cardamom powder and the cashew nut powder . It will thicken your milk .

  5. Now one by one drop the rice balls into the boiling milk and continue stirring. Cook for 1 more minute and turn off the heat.

  6. Garnish with chopped pistachios and almonds. Serve chilled.

  7. Serve Khira Gaintha Recipe - Rice Dumplings In Sweetened Milk as a dessert after Lobia Kebabs RecipeOne Pot Spicy Vegetable Pulao Recipe with Coconut MilkKela Anar Raita RecipeButter Naan Recipe.

Khira Gaintha Recipe - Rice Dumplings In Sweetened Milk is part of the Festival Recipes Contest

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