Kodo Millet Kheer: Payasam Nutrient-rich Dessert

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Kodo millet kheer or payasam is a delicious, healthy, and nutrient-rich dessert that is made by the incorporation of kodo millet as the basic ingredient. This makes this kheer rich in fiber and protein, hence an ideal choice for diabetics and weight loss along with relishing sweets.

  • Preparation time – 20 mins
  • Cooking time – 10 mins
  • Serving Size – 6

Kodo Kheer Nutritional Value Per Serving

Nutritional ValueAmount
Energy127 kcal
Protein1.2 g
Fat2.9 g
Carbohydrate24 g
Fiber1 g

Ingredients of Kodo Millet Kheer

Kodo Millet150 g
Sugar25 g
Milk250 ml
Saffron4-5 threads
Dry Fruits (Cashew, Almond, Pistachio)50 g
Ghee30 ml

How to make Kodo Kheer?

  1. Cook together kodo millet, saffron, and milk on slow heat until the millet gets mashed.
  2. Add sugar and cook payasam.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan, add all dry fruits and roast until golden color and add to the cooked payasam.
  4. It can be served hot or cold.


Kodo millet kheer, hence is an ideal choice for diabetics and weight loss along with relishing sweets.

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