Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Jackfruit Kheer

Jackfruit Kheer

Ripe jackfruit pieces (big) – 10
Jaggery powder or grated – ½to ¾ cup (according to desired sweetness)
Thin coconut milk – ½ cup
Thick coconut milk – 1 cup
Cardamom powder – ½ tsp
Dry Ginger Powder – ¼ tsp
Raisins – 1 tbsp
Cashew nut pieces – 1 tsp
Ghee – 2 tsp
Almond slices – 1 tbsp

Remove the seeds from the jackfruits and chop them into small pieces
Grind into smooth puree with jaggery powder
Heat the thin coconut milk
Let it simmer
Add the jackfruit-jaggery mixture and mix well
When it starts boiling, reduce heat and add cardamom and ginger powder
Mix well
Let it simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
Add the thick coconut milk and mix well
Let it simmer for just a minute and turn off the heat
Heat ghee in a non-stick pan and add the raisins and cashew nut pieces
Fry till golden brown and add to the kheer

Serve chilled topped with almond slices

Health Benefits of Jackfruit
Has immune-boosting vitamins A and C
Reduces risk of heart disease due to its content of potassium, fiber and antioxidants
Antioxidant rich
Improves skin health
Slows down aging of skin

Health Benefits of Coconut milk

Reduces risk of heart disease due to its potassium, fiber and antioxidant content
Improves heart health by lowering blood pressure and cholesterol
Builds muscle and helps lose fat
Prevents fatigue
Improves digestion and relieves constipation

Prevents anemia

Health Benefits of Jaggery
Excellent source of iron
Cleanses the liver
Prevents premenstrual syndrome
Has antioxidants - zinc and selenium which boost immunity

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