Dalia Kheer / Halwa With Dryfruits

Dalia Kheer / Halwa With Dryfruits Recipe

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Dalia kheer is an ideal example of complete nutrition from young to old. Adding dry fruits will simply make your dalia kheer a lot more calorie dense for your kids. Almonds and walnuts will also provide the healthy omega -3 fats, needed for your child’s brain development.

Serves  Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 5 Minutes  30 Minutes


(1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 1 cup broken wheat/dalia
  • 3 cups milk
  • 10 almonds, powdered
  • 2 whole walnuts, powdered
  • 10 raisins
  • 3/4 cup sugar or add as required
  • 2 tbsps (tablespoons) cow’s ghee
  • 1/2 tsp (teaspoon) cardamom powder
  • 2 cups water


Step 1

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker.

Step 2

Add broken wheat and roast till it becomes golden brown for approximately 3 minutes.

Step 3

Add water and pressure cook for 4 whistles on low flame.

Step 4

Open and add milk and mix well and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add sugar and raisins. Add powdered almonds and walnuts.

Step 6

Allow to cook on low heat for another 5 minutes.

Step 7

Turn off flame and add cardamom powder.

Step 8

Stir the dalia kheer.

Step 9

Serve hot or warm or refrigerate.

Nutritional Information

Calories 342 Cal 17.1% Carbohydrates 42.7 grams 14.23%
Fat 15.4 grams 12.91% Iron 1.3 mg 18.75%
Niacin Vitamin B3 1.4 mg 16.25% Protein 11 grams 18.86%
Riboflavin Vitamin B2 0.49 mg 88% Thiamine Vitamin B1 1.29 mg 2.3%
Vitamin A 1.41 % of RDA Calcium 296 mg 29.6%

Tip :

  • If you want to avoid ghee then dry roast in a pan for 5 minutes or bake in oven for 15 minutes on 150 degree F.
  • You can make this kheer with jaggery, just do not boil milk and jaggery together. Add jaggery with water while pressure cooking.
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