• Prep Time 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time 25-30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

‘Gavhachi kheer’ is a kheer made from cracked wheat.  this kheer is prepared most often than any other kheer


  • Broken wheat (daliya) – 1 cup
  • Dates(khajur) – 5-6 no
  • Dry coconut – 1/4 cup
  • Poppy seeds – 4 tsp
  • Rice , cooked – 1/4 cup
  • Ghee – 5 tsp
  • Nut and dry fruits(use cashew, raisins and almonds) – 1/2 + for garnish
  • Jaggery, chopped – 1 cup
  • Fresh coconut, grated – 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom powder – 2 tsp
  • nutmeg powder – 1 tsp
  • Milk, to serve – 3 cups
  • Salt – a pinch



  1. Dry- roast the broken wheat, add the dates (khajur) and 4 cups of water. Pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  2. Meanwhile, grind the dried coconut and poppy seeds.
  3. Once the wheat is cooked, whisk it until it resembles a coarse paste. Add the cooked rice, if using. The rice helps make the kheer smooth.
  4. Heat the ghee in a large saucepan. Fry the nuts dry fruit and set them aside. Then add the cooked wheat to the ghee and some warm water till you get a thick, pasty consistency. Add the jiggery, coconut, the ground coconut-poppy mixture, cardamom and nutmeg mix well.
  5. Allow the jaggery to melt and let it cook for 8-10 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the dry fruits.
  6. To serve, add the milk and a pinch of salt. Serve hot, topped with a few more dry fruits and nuts.

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Harpal Sokhi


Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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