Payesh Recipe

Payesh Recipe
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Any festival or birthday or get together or a craving for sweets, payesh fits the bill perfectly. You must be familiar with this if you are a Bengali, but if you are not even then you can be sure that this dessert will satisfy your sweet tooth. All you need is rice, milk, cardamom, jaggery and your favorite dry fruits for garnishing.
Payesh Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 9.5 / 10 (11 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 200 gms Rice
  • 2 Litres milk
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg powder
  • 200 gms Soft jaggery
  • 2 tbsp Chopped pistachios
  • 2 tbsp Chopped almonds
  • 6 Strands of kesar
How to make Payesh:
  • Wash 200 gms rice and leave it for drying.
  • Boil the milk for about 15 minutes.
  • Add rice. Cook till rice is well done and milk becomes thick.
  • Add cardamom powder, kesar and nutmeg powder.
  • Add jaggery now. Stir till jaggery melts.
  • Take out from the fire.
  • Garnish with chopped almonds and pistachios.
  • Payesh is ready.