Jaggery Kheer


Hello friends and welcome again to my cozy food corner. Today we’ll be learning how to make Jaggery or Gur Kheer. It’s a great dessert made with rice cooked in milk and jaggery which gets a classy taste of jaggery, is creamy and is a likable twist from the plain kheer. This dish is a famous one in India and is considered very important on holy occasions like pujas where it is the primary item which is offered to Gods.


  1. Milk – 1 kg.
  2. Raw Rice – 100 gms.
  3. Jaggery – 150 gms.
  4. Dried Fruits like cashew, raisin, almond, walnut, pistachio.
  5. Milkmaid(optional) – 2 tbsp.
  6. Cardamom – 2.
  7. Dry coconut pieces or Khopra – a handful.


Step 1

Firstly boil the milk. Now take the given amount of milk in a heavy bottomed vessel and add rice to it. Now cover the vessel with a lid and let the ingredients get cooked. You can pressure cook alternately the rice and milk till done.

Step 2

Now add the jaggery in the kheer and also add dry fruits of your choice. You can add milkmaid also for a creamier and tastier version of this dish at the end after you have switched the gas off. Lastly, sprinkle a pinch of cardamom powder in the kheer along with dry coconut or khopra cut into very small pieces.

Our creamy, sweet and wonderful Jaggery Kheer is ready. It is best enjoyed when served hot.

Do try this recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend filled with fun and creativity. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!