Payesh Recipe

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How To Make Payesh
  • Recipe By: 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
  • for garnishing raisins
  • for garnishing almonds , sliced
  • for garnishing cashew nuts, chopped
  • for garnishing 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.

Recipe Notes

The recipe video uses a different quantity of ingredients for representation. You can alter the quantity as per your need.

Key Ingredients: basmati rice, milk, sugar, rice, ghee, Green cardamom, raisins, almonds , cashew nuts, rosewater