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Nolen Gurer Payesh

Rekha Unni
20 minutes
Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Nolen Gurer Payesh RECIPE

Winter Special Kheer. Made from Palm Jaggery/ Nolen Gur, this delicacy comes from West Bengal and is absolutely delicious in taste. This is one of the must try dessert

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • West Bengal
  • Simmering
  • Boiling
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 1/4 cup Gobind Bhog rice
  2. 1 litre full fat milk
  3. 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
  4. 1/2 cup chopped Nolen Gur/ Dates Palm Jaggery
  5. 2 tbsp chopped nuts( cashews or almond)
  6. 1 bay leaf
  7. 1 teaspoon raisins


  1. Clean and soak rice for 30 minutes. Incase Gobind Bhog is not available, use Basmati rice
  2. Heat milk in a pan over low medium heat. Stir occasionally and bring to boil
  3. Simmer and cook for 8-10 minutes further over low heat. Milk will start reducing
  4. Add cardamom powder and bay leaf. Mix well
  5. Drain excess water from rice and add to milk. Mix well
  6. Cook over low heat until rice is done. You can mash up the cooked rice further. Milk would have thickened by now. Switch off
  7. Add nuts, raisins and mix well. Rest on Kitchen counter for 3 minutes
  8. Add nolen Gur in parts and mix well until well dissolved in Payesh
  9. Serve warm or chilled as desired

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