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Dates Kheer | Khajoor Ki Kheer

Dates Kheer - is a thick , creamy and delicious nutty flavoured dessert with goodness of natural sweet plum dates.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Diwali, Naivedhyam, Navratri, Sweets
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Soaking Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 7 People
Calories 257kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 20 no's Dates or 175 grams deseeded dates
  • 3.5 to 4 Cups Milk
  • 10 no's Cashews
  • 10 no's Almonds
  • 1.5 tablespoon Desi Ghee / Clarified Butter
  • ¼ teaspoon Cardamom Powder or Milk Masala Powder
  • 1.5 tablespoon Chironji / Charoli Seeds
  • 1-2 Tbsp Sugar - Optional


  • First deseed dates , roughly cut into small pieces.
  • Soak dates in ½ cup of warm milk for about 20 minutes.
  • Take about 8-10 cashews and almonds and soak in warm water for 20 minutes.Peel the almond skin.
  • In a blender , add soaked dates and blend to a smooth paste ,add little milk (used for soaking ) if needed.
  • Add soaked cashews, almonds to a blender and blend to smooth paste using milk(used for soaking ),set aside.
  • Heat 1.5 tablespoon of ghee in kadai / pan , add dates paste and saute for 3-5 minutes. Till moisture goes off and dates slightly thickens.
  • Add 3 cups of boiled and cooled milk to dates paste , mix well everything and bring to boil.
  • Add cashew and almonds paste, stir well and cook for 5 minutes on low flame. 
  • Turn off heat , add Chironji , cardamom powder or milk masala powder. Taste dessert,if you need dessert to be more sweet , add 1-2 tablespoon of sugar , mix well.
  • Serve dates Kheer hot or warm.



Calories: 257kcal