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How to make Apple Khoya Kheer Recipe

An easy apple mawa kheer recipe for holi or any other festival.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: easy apple recipes, easy indian desserts, holi sweets, kheer recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 365kcal
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri


  • 1 cup Grated Apple ( 1 large apple)
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Khoya / Mawa
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom
  • 1 pinch Saffron


  • Soak the saffron in little warm milk and set aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan over medium flame.
  • Add the grated apple and fry for about 5-6 minutes.
  • Remove from the flame and let it cool completely.
  • Pour milk in a heavy bottomed pan and bring it to a boil.
  • Add the khoya, sugar and saffron milk to the boiling milk and mix well.
  • Let it boil for about 5 - 7 minutes or until the mixture thickens a little.
  • Add the cardamom powder and cook for another 2 minutes. Turn off the flame and let it cool down.
  • Add the prepared apple to the cooled milk mixture and mix well.
  • Garnish with nuts and refrigerate for sometime. Serve chilled.



  • Add more milk if you want thinner consistency.
  • Use less or more sugar depending on the sweetness of the apples.
  • You can serve this at room temperature  or chilled.
  • Make sure that you mix the milk mixture and sauteed apple only at room temperature. Otherwise, the kheer may curdle.  


Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 194mg | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 340mg