firstly, soak ¼ cup rice in water for 20 minutes. you can use basmati rice or any short grain rice.
in a large kadai stir and boil 5 cup milk.
add in soaked rice and stir well.
simmer and cook for 15 minutes or until the rice grains are cooked well.
mash the rice slightly until the kheer turns creamy.
now add 1 cup milk and adjust consistency.
also, add ¼ cup sugar and stir well. add 6 tbsp of sugar if you are looking for slightly sweet taste.
boil for 3 minutes or until the kheer turns creamy and sugar is dissolved completely.
further in a kadai heat 1 tsp ghee and roast 10 cashew and 2 tbsp raisins.
roast until the cashew turn golden brown.
pour the roasted nuts over kheer and add ¼ tsp cardamom powder. mix well.
finally, enjoy rice kheer hot or chilled for a week when refrigerated.