Kheer or Rice Pudding

This is the most common sweet dish in North India and known as “Payasum” in South India.It is a sweet dish of rice cooked with milk, raisins ,cardamom and garnished with almonds.The recipe is very simple and easy to make…Here goes the recipe..

5 cups full cream milk

4-5 saffron threads

1/4 cup rice – washed

1/2 cup sugar

10-12 pistachios

4 green cardamoms

10-12 almonds – blanched, shredded


Soak rice in water for an hour.

Drain the rice and place it in a large, heavy saucepan with the milk over low heat.Add Saffron thread and cook for 50 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.

Add sugar and cardamom and cook 20 minutes more.

Remove from the heat. Serve topped with almonds and pistachios.


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