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Tribal Cuisine: Gurji Kheer

Little Millet (Gurji) Kheer

Sabnam Aferin

Ingredients :

  1. Little millet (Gurji) rice – 250 gm
  2. Milk – 2.5 ltr
  3. Sugar – 4000 gm( you can take less or more  as per your taste)
  4. Cashew nut – 50 gm
  5. Raisin – 50 gm
  6. Green cardamom powder– 1/4thtbs
  7. Ghee-50gm

Preparation Method : –

  1. Wash Little millet(Gurji) rice and keep aside.
  2. Take a pan and heat ghee in a low flame.
  3. Add cashew and raisin in ghee , roast it and keep aside in a plate.
  4. Putghee  in the same pan and add Little millet(Gurji) ricein to it .
  5. Mix wellin a low flame for 2 to 3minutes  and keep aside .
  6. Add half liter of water in to milk and boil it in a separate vessel.
  7. Add roasted Little millet(Gurji) rice to boiled milk and cook it for around 20 to 25 minute in a medium flame.
  8. Add sugar to in to it  and stir slowly for 5 minutes .
  9. Add roasted  cashew nuts and raisin, then add cardamom powder and mix well.
  10. Now Little millet(Gurji) kheer is ready to serve.


  • You can also prepare kheer with Foxtail millet ( Kangu ) rice/ Barnyard millet (Jhari) rice/Kodo millet rice /Proso (China) millet rice in a  similar way).
  • Instead of Sugar you can also use jaggery.
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