Payesh Recipe

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How to make Payesh
  • Chef: Radhika Sen
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Payesh Recipe: Payesh is a Bengali version of kheer. Rice and milk pudding flavored with cardamom, dry fruits and a sprinkle of rose water. A delicious Indian dessert to relish during the festive season of Durga Puja or Diwali.

Ingredients of Payesh

  • 1/2 Cup Basmati rice
  • 2 litre Milk
  • 4 tbsp Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Rice
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 Green cardamom
  • To garnish Raisins
  • To garnish Almonds , sliced
  • To garnish Cashew nuts, chopped
  • Few drops Rosewater

How to Make Payesh

  • 1.Wash and wipe the rice and dry it on a plate and leave aside.
  • 2.Heat milk in a large pan. Simmer till it is reduced to 3 quarters of its original volume.
  • 3.Add a tbsp of ghee to the washed rice and mix it.
  • 4.Add the rice to the milk.
  • 5.Put in the sugar when the rice is slightly tender.
  • 6.Continue cooking until milk is reduced to half its volume and starts thickening.
  • 7.Now add the raisins, almonds, and chopped cashew nuts, green cardamom powder.
  • 8.Remove from heat and add the rose water. Cool and serve.
Key Ingredients: Basmati rice, Milk, Sugar, Rice, Ghee, Green cardamom, Raisins, Almonds , Cashew nuts, Rosewater