Chikoo or Sapota Kheer is one such creamy sweet Indian delicacy that makes use of this wonderful fruit, blended with full cream milk, and with the crunch of nuts. Here is how to make it.
Also called Sapota in some parts of India, chikoo is a tropical fruit with a unique taste. It is high in fiber and helps digestion. The fruit is also a powerhouse of vitamins and is a wonderful food for children and the old. Since fruits may not be liked by everyone, there are many versatile dishes that can be prepared from it.
Here let us see how to make a kheer out of it; isn’t it an amazing use of this fruit?
Kheer made with chikoo is creamy sweet Indian delicacy that makes use of this wonderful fruit. Blended with full cream milk, and with the crunch of walnuts, the kheer is high on health and taste.
This kheer is best enjoyed after any meal.
- 1 and ½ litre Full Fat Milk
- 3-4 Chikoo / Sapota
- 2 tsp Sugar (Optional)
- Almond and Pistachio Slivers for garnishing
- Dried rose petals for garnishing
- Peel chikoo and puree the fruit in a blender.
- Keep aside.
- Heat full fat milk in a pan and bring it to a boil.
- Once the milk comes to a boil, simmer the heat and cook the milk until it is reduced to almost half.
- Add sugar and cook for another 5-6 minutes.
- Remove the milk from heat and cool.
- Once the milk is cooled, add chikoo puree and mix well.
- Sprinkle almond and pistachio slivers on top.
- Serve chilled.