Green Papaya Kheer

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Green Papaya Kheer


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 25 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cup grated raw papaya

  • 1-2 tbsp. ghee

  • 500 ml. milk

  • 2-3 green cardamoms

  • 2 tbsp. sugar or to taste

  • 2-3 tbsp. chopped pistachios

  • 1/8 tsp. saffron / a pinch

  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom powder

  • 1 tsp. kewra / rose water


  • Heat ghee in a pan and saute the grated papaya for 2-3 minutes. Keep aside. Bring the milk to a boil. Add the green cardamoms and a pinch of salt and simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the papaya and continue to simmer on a low flame, by stirring at intervals. When the papaya turns soft, add the sugar and the chopped pistachios (reserving some for the garnish).
  • When the kheer turns slightly thick, switch off the flame. Add the kewra / rose water, cardamom powder and the saffron. Garnish with the remaining pista and serve it chilled in individual bowls.