Apple Mawa Kheer

By: Prasanna| Published: 8:16:00 AM

A new post for festive season of Holi...try this awesome Apple Mawa Kheer!

Apple kheer is one of the traditional holi sweets,which is being made in different ways.
I chose to make it a bit more tastier by adding mawa to it.
The taste of mawa along with the caramelized apple binds well together making this sweet a great treat for all.

Apple is very good for health so does milk so having this kheer will give you a great filling dessert!
This is one of very easy sweets/ desserts for a festival as it wont consume your time in kitchen and not much prep to do for making this dessert.
This holi try this recipe of Apple kheer and enjoy with family and friends!

Apple Mawa Kheer Holi Recipe Holi Festive Recipe Traditional Indian Kheer


Apple Mawa Kheer
  • 1 Cup Apple,grated/finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Ghee / Clarified Butter
  • 1/4th Cup Milk
  • For Kheer:
  • 500 ml Whole Milk
  • 16 Teaspoons Sugar
  • 1/4th Cup Crumbled Mawa/Khoya
  • 1/4th Cup - 1 Tablespoon Dry Fruits,chopped(Almonds,Pistachios)
  • Kesar,a pinch,soaked in 1 Tablespoon Warm Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon Kewra Essence
Firstly,wash the apples and grate them using grater with big holes or you can chop them very fine.
Next,in a wide pan,add ghee and when its slightly hot add the chopped apples and fry them on medium flame till fragrant.
Let it cool and then grind them with 1/4th Cup milk to a coarse paste.
In the same pan,add milk and let it boil.
Make sure it does not get burned.
Add sugar and khoya/mawa to it and let it get mixed well cooked.
When milk start to thicken,add dry fruits chopped.
Scrape through the sides of pan when mixing the contents.
Add the ground apple paste.
Mix well.
When its slightly thick,add kesar and kewra essence.
Mix once and switch off the gas.
Refrigerate this kheer and serve chilled topped with sliced pistachios.
Enjoy this recipe for Holi!
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 4 Servings

Note: The last picture in the step wise recipe will display two hands...LOL it's not ghost :) :) its my baby holding the bottle too! :) :)


  • In this recipe I have chopped the apple very fine but you can grate the apple too.
  • Serve this kheer chilled.
  • Instead of kewra essence try adding rose essence too.


Hi, I'm Prasanna!

I will be the first one to admit that I am an accidental food blogger. I love trying out new recipes and giving them a twist of my own. Hope you enjoy trying out the recipes ... do leave me your valuable feedback 😊

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    1. Wow, this kheer looks really inviting. Thank you so much for the recipe :)


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