Rice Bhardi or Rice Kheer
  • Rice (Parboiled / white rice like ponni / kolam ) – 2 tbsp.
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Dates - 2 or 3 deseeded
  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Ghee – 1 tsp.
  • Almonds soaked overnight and peeled - 2 to 3
  • Raisins – 1 tsp. pureed
  1. Soak rice in water for about 10-15 minutes
  2. Soak almonds and dates in warm water for 5 minutes. Once cooled blend it to a puree
  3. Drain and wash the rice and grind it to a smooth paste
  4. Boil milk and add the blended rice keeping the heat on medium / low
  5. Keep stirring so that no lumps are formed
  6. Add the blended puree along with raisin puree to the mixture
  7. Stir for about 2 minutes and switch off the stove once the mixture starts coming off the sides of the kadai
  8. Add ghee
1. You can make a powder of the washed , sundried rice and store in airtight containers

2. Suitable for babies from 8th months onwards. Make sure the nuts are properly ground or smoothed to avoid choking

3. You can also make it without milk . Prepare it in plain water and add the dates, nuts puree if your baby is entirely on BM
Recipe by Bumps n Baby at https://bumpsnbaby.com/rice-kheer/