Healthy Quinoa Apple Kheer


  •  1 1/2 cupsCooked quinoa
  • 1 tspGhee
  • 1Apple, finely chopped
  • 750 mlSkim milk
  • 8-10Saffron strands
  • 1 tspCrushed cardamom
  • 1/4 cupSugar
  • 2 TbspChopped pistachios
  • Sliced Apples for topping


1_ In a pot, heat ghee and add the finely chopped apples. Saute for 3-4 minutes till slightly soft and add quinoa, milk, saffron and cardamom to it.

2_ Bring it to a boil and simmer for 35-40 minutes till milk reduces by about one thirds and the kheer thickens up. You can simmer for longer if you like your kheer really thick.

3_ Add sugar and stir till combined. Cool to room temperature, and then refrigerate for an hour or so.

4_ Serve chilled, topped with chopped pistachios and apple slices.