Coconut Kheer Indian Rice Pudding

  • Ready In: 50 minutes
  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: ½ cup
Coconut Kheer Indian Rice Pudding
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Ingredients List:

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons agave
  • 2 tablespoons Vanilla Date Paste
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 cardamom pods, crushed
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg

  • Toppings:
  • ⅛ cup Almond Slices
  • ⅛ cup Raisins
  • ⅛ cup Dried Blueberries
  • ⅛ cup chopped Dates
  • ⅛ cup Walnuts
  • Any additional nuts and dried fruits that you like
  • Kheer is an Indian rice pudding that is enjoyed after a meal as a dessert. It is a rice pudding with cardamom flavoring that includes nuts and dried fruits and is usually sweetened with sugar. By changing a couple of ingredients, our recipe for Coconut Kheer is vegan-friendly.


    1. Combine rice, water, coconut milk, agave, Date Paste, and spices in a saucepan. Place on the stovetop over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.

    2. Slightly lower heat and let cook for 40-50 minutes or until the rice is well cooked and has a pudding-like consistency.

    3. Remove from heat and stir in Dates, Raisins, Dried Blueberries, Almond Slices, and Walnuts.

    4. Serve warm.

    The texture of this Coconut Kheer is like a rice pudding, similar to porridge. The flavor is sweet with cardamom giving it an authentic Indian taste. The dried fruits and nuts make this Coconut Kheer recipe out of this world.

    Almond Recipes, Healthy Recipes, Dried Blueberry Recipes, Pie and Dessert Recipes, Raisin Recipes, Side Dish Recipes, Snack Recipes, Lactose-Free Recipes, Walnut Recipes, Whole Pitted Date Recipes

    Blanched Sliced Almonds

    Sun Dried Seedless Raisins

    Sun Dried Seedless Raisins

    Dried Blueberries

    Dried Blueberries

    Whole Pitted Dates

    Whole Pitted Dates

    Chopped Walnuts

    Chopped Walnuts

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