Kheer definition

kîr
A sweet South Asian dish made by boiling rice with milk, sugar, spices, and sometimes nuts and other ingredients until it thickens to the consistency of gruel.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kheer
Plural:
kheers

Origin of kheer

  • Hindi Urdu khīr from Prakrit khīra- milk, thickened milk from Sanskrit kṭīram Middle Persian šīr milk

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition