The brown rice kheer enhanced with Indian spices like saffron makes for a healthy and delicious treat. The brown rice breaks down much better than white giving the kheer a lovely creamy texture. Brown rice is very nutrient-dense with a high amount of dietary fibre. It can be consumed by people on a weight loss diet too. Ingredients ½ cup brown rice 3 cups skim milk ½ cup sugar 1 teaspoon cardamom powder Pinch of saffron strands Method Soak brown rice in warm water for 2-3 hours. (Soaking reduces the cooking time) Now add water and cook the brown rice.