Matar ki Kheer: Pea Kheer

Lets celebrated Love month February with something uniquely sweet. Kuch meetha ho jaye , how’s about mouth-watering recipe Matar ki kheer . yes, you heard it right Matar ki kheer. You must have tasted Matar paneer, aloo matar, matar mushroom but have you tried sweet of pea. Its best thing for moms who’s kids sniff pea and leave food or search pea and separate from food and then eat. I have two kids one love pea and others hate it. This is the rescue to feed my kid with it’s nutrition, she never came to know about pea in it and nor your family, friends until you gonna tell them the recipe. It is rich, creamy matar ki kheer just like rabri to satiate your sweet buds too!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Ingredients for Matar ki Kheer

  • Green Peas 1 1/2 cups
  • Milk
  • Ghee 3 tablespoons
  • Pistachios sliced few for garnish
  • Raisins 2 tablespoons
  • Green cardamom powder a pinch
  • Saffron (kesar) a pinch
  • Milk boiled and reduced till to 600 ml5 cups
  • Diet sugar 2 tablespoons


    Pea Puree

    1. Remove the green pea from the pods. we will need 1 cup of pea.
    2. Add the rinsed pea with 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker , sprinkle a pinch of salt.
    3. Pressure cook the pea till 2-3 whistles.
    4. If too much water remaining then drain the excess water.
    5. Let cool the pea in room temperature.
    6. Then grind the pea into smooth puree.

    Method to make Matar Kheer

    1. Heat ghee in a deep non stick pan, then lower the fame. add the green peas and saute.
    2. Continuous stir puree  for 5-6 minutes on low flame.
    3. Mixture soon will become thicken.
    4. Added 4-5 saffron strand in the warm milk.
    5. Now start added 2 cup milk in batches. Add 1/2 cup milk.
    6. Then add another 1/2 cup milk and keep stirring.
    7. Keep on adding milk but in batches and keep on stirring.
    8. Add 1/2 cup of sugar into it. stir and mix well
    9. When kheer start bubbling then add crushed cardamom or cardamom seed powder.
    10.Now add chopped  dry fruits (almonds and pistacho) and let simmer for 5 minutes more.
    11. Keep aside matar kheer to cool down to room temperature.

    Chill in the refrigerator and served chilled.

    Method Matar ki kheer Recipe with Picture

    1. Take one cup of pea.


    2. Put the pea the pressure cooker for boiling.

    3. Add 1 cup water and pinch of salt and whistle it 4-5 to times.

    4. Let  boil pea ,cook down then pour in mixing jar and grind it.

    5. Grind it make a smooth puree.

    6.Heat a tablespoon of ghee in pan.

    7. Once the ghee melted , in low flame add pea puree in it.

    8. Continuously stirring the pea puree for 4-5 minutes in low flame, as soon as the mixture thicken.

    9. Add the 2 cup milk in batch ,first 1/2 cup of milk and keep on stirring.

    10. Then again add second batch of 1/2 cup of milk and again mix it well.

11. Take hot milk and add pinch of saffron in it and also add green cardamom too.

12.Now add 1/2 cup sugar and mix well.

13. Simmer the kheer 4-5 minutes ,until bubbles start appearing.
Now add crushes/chopped dry fruits.

14. Simmer the kheer for another 4-5 minutes, its comes to thick consistence .

15. Its ready to serve, enjoy lip smacking the yummy Matar ki kheer

Make it , tell me how it turn out. Do you like it?

February 15, 2018

17 Replies to “Matar ki Kheer: Pea Kheer”

  1. Nameesh says: June 1, 2018 at 8:48 am

    This sure does look like a great recipe. Loved the way you put up pics at every stage. I will definitely try it out at my home soon 🙂

  2. Sharvari Paivaidya Mehan says: June 1, 2018 at 8:13 am

    This is unique I really loved the colour so beautiful. Will try this recipe out soon.

  3. Papri Ganguly says: June 1, 2018 at 8:11 am

    I heard of this kind of recipe. Looks interesting and delicious too. Will try.

  4. Monika Sehdev says: June 1, 2018 at 5:48 am

    Waoh. maatter ki Kheer . Seems very delicious. Will try this recipe

  5. Akanksha says: June 1, 2018 at 5:09 am

    The recipe looks really interesting. I have not tried anything like this before. I might try this for my son too..

  6. Judy says: June 1, 2018 at 4:39 am

    oh, this is new to me I am gonna definitely try it in winters.

  7. Khushboo Wase says: June 1, 2018 at 4:23 am

    Never heard of matar kheer. Lovely recipe will surely try this recipe sometime soon.

  8. poornima reddy says: June 1, 2018 at 3:16 am

    I would never think one could make a kheer from peas. It’s easy to make I shall try it and send you the final output pic..

  9. Humaira says: June 1, 2018 at 3:16 am

    Amazing matar kheer is so mouthwatering. The presentation of dessert is so perfect.

  10. Priyanka Patwari says: May 31, 2018 at 6:46 pm

    I never heard about matar ki kheer .. Will definitely cool this one as it’s looks very yummy

  11. adorable we says: May 31, 2018 at 4:35 pm

    wow matarbki kheer..! i can never imagine this… how does it taste…!

  12. Aritra Chakrabarty says: May 31, 2018 at 2:26 pm

    Now this is innovation, I never new a sweet dish can be made from matar. Will try this one, kudos!

  13. Snehalata says: May 31, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    Wow it must be very tasty will soon try

  14. SiddhiPalande says: May 31, 2018 at 9:20 am

    This looks like a unique sweet dish and with a healthy quotient as well. I will surely try it. A question, can we add condensed milk instead of milk and sugar?

  15. Sayeri says: May 31, 2018 at 7:34 am

    wow, matar and kheer? I didnt know such thing exist. You have shared all the steps and make it easy to understand. Will try it soon.

  16. Jhilmil D Saha says: May 31, 2018 at 6:42 am

    This dish sounds so tempting to me. Never knew matar can be turned to a sweet dish too. Will definitely try.

  17. silja says: February 20, 2018 at 5:15 am

    Yummy matar ki kheer. I never tried it but after going through your post i am all set to make it on this sunday. Thanks for giving the recipe. Peas are healthy & matar kheer is one of the best option to make kids eat healthy food.

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