Gavhachi Kheer/ Cracked Wheat Recipe

Gavhachi kheer is made from cracked wheat. This kheer is prepared most often in tribal areas of nasik district. I just love this kheer as it taste so delicious. People in hilly areas generally make this kheer on many festivals. but while serving this kheer they adds freshly prepared homemade butter (sajuk tup) on top. so let’s see how exactly it’s prepared

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Serves: 
5

Preparation Time: 
1Hr 15min
Cooking Time: 
30 Min

Complexity: 
Easy


Ingredients: 
Whole Wheat - 2 cups
Jaggery (goodh) - 2cups
Dry Ginger Powder (soonth) - 1 tsp
Milk - 2 & 1/2 cup
Homemade Butter (sajuk tup/homemade desi ghee) - 1/2 cup
Salt as per Taste
Directions: 
Wash wheat thoroughly by water and soaked in enough water for about 45 minutes.
After soaking drain out all the water.
Then grind it into small pieces using mortar pestle or simply by mixer but then don’t grind it too much.
Transfer cracked wheat into one bowl, and then add around 1/2 liter water and also add salt as per taste. Put the lid on top of bowl allow it to cook for about 20 minutes on a medium flame.
After 20 minutes once it gets cooked add jaggery and dry ginger powder, mix it well and cook until jaggery gets melt. Keep stirring while cooking.
As kheer gets thick add 2 & ½ cup milk to it, keep stirring in between.
Once it starts boiling, lower the flame and finally add homemade butter (sajuk tup) and stir it well.
kheer is ready, while serving add dollop of homemade butter on top of kheer
Footnotes: 
You can also add sliced dry fruits on top of kheer if you like.
In some Hilly areas it also prepared without milk.