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    550th Guru Nanak Jayanti: Gulaab paan kheer is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth

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    Indulge in this traditional sweet treat that comes with a twist.

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    With the flavour of paan and essence of rose, this delicious rice kheer preparation will be a hit with the family.
    NEW DELHI: On 550th Guru Nanak Jayanti, indulge in this traditional sweet treat that comes with a twist.

    With the flavour of paan and essence of rose, this delicious rice kheer preparation will be a hit with the family. Chef Shivanand Kain, Executive Chef at Jaypee Green and Golf Spa Resort in Noida, has curated this recipe for people with a sweet tooth.

    GULAAB PAAN KI KHEER

    Ingredients:
    Milk Full Cream: 1 ltr
    Basmati Rice: 100 gms
    Green Cardamom: 10 gms
    Cashewnut (broken): 20 gms
    Chironji: 10 gms
    Raisins (kishmish): 20 gms
    Beetle (paan) leaf: 5
    Gulkand: 50 gms
    Sugar: 100 gms
    Almond (for garnish): 10 gms
    Pista (for garnish): 10 gms
    Beetle (paan) leaf (for garnish): 2
    Rose Petal (for garnish): As Required

    Method:
    - Boil milk in heavy bottom pan. Keep stirring and add cardamom
    - Soak rice for half an hour
    - Add rice in milk
    - Keep stirring till rice is cooked and milk is reduced
    - Add cashewnut, raisins, chironji and sugar, and stir
    - Keep aside to cool
    - Add puree of gulkand and shredded paan patta
    - Garnish with rose petals and paan leaves
    - Serve chilled

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