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Vegan Chia Kheer (Indian Pudding Dessert)

Vegan Chia Kheer (Indian Pudding Dessert)

This recipe doesn't contain any dairy, eggs, or flour.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Chilled coconut milk (carton type, not canned) or soy milk
500 ml
Saffron
10-15 threads
Chia seeds
6 tablespoons
Liquid sweetener
2-4 tablespoons
Powdered cardamom
1 pinch
Raw almonds (soaked in water for 8-12 hours)
3 tablespoons
Pistachios
2 tablespoons
Raisins (optional)
1 tablespoon
Shredded coconut
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Warm up 2 tablespoons of coconut milk (or soy milk). Add the saffron and set aside for some time.
2. Place the remaining milk, chia seeds, liquid sweetener, cardamom, and Step 1 into a bowl.
3. Combine well and place into the microwave overnight or at least 4-6 hours to chill.
4. Remove from the refrigerator and stir well to get rid of any lumps. Pour into individual dishes.
5. Finely chop the nuts with a knife and sprinkle onto the pudding with the raisins. Top with shredded coconut.
6. Add some love and gratitude, and serve!

Story Behind this Recipe

Kheer is my favorite Indian dessert, but I wanted to make it so that people with lactose intolerance or vegans could also enjoy it.