Mixed nuts : 1/2 cup ( i used Badam,pista,Cashewnuts)
Cardamom : 2
poppy seeds : 1 tsp
Saffron : a pinch
Milk : 3 cups
Sugar : 1/2 cup
Sara Paruppu / chironji : 1 tbsp
Soak the nuts,Cardamom pods,poppy seeds in 1/2 cup hot milk for 1 hour
take out the skin of the almonds and grind the nuts into a smooth paste.
Mix the paste with the remaining 2 1/2 cups milk,add saffron and boil in a heavy bottomed pan on low flame.
Add sugar, mix well and boil for 3 minutes
Add sara paruppu and switch off the flame.
Mixed nuts kheer is ready to serve now . You can serve it chilled or serve warm.