Payesh | How to make Payesh

By Archita Ray  |  17th Nov 2015  |  
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About Payesh Recipe

Bengali Rice Pudding

Payesh is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Payesh in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Payesh by Archita Ray has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Payesh at home without any difficulty. Payesh is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Payesh would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Payesh this weekend. Share your Payesh cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Archita Ray for inputs. In case you have any queries for Payesh you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Archita Ray. You can also rate the Payesh and give feedback.


Ingredients to make Payesh

  • rice - half cup - use short grain rice - washed and soaked
  • Milk - 1 litre - use full cream like amul gold
  • condensed milk - 1/2 cup
  • bay leaves - 2
  • cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  • raisins - a handful
  • Cashewnutes - a handful - crushed

How to make Payesh

  1. Wash the rice thoroughly, soak in some cold water and keep aside.
  2. In a heavy bottomed pan, put the milk on boil. Add the bay leaves.
  3. Once the milk starts to simmer, add the rice.Give it a stir and let it cook for 15- 20 minutes till the rice is cooked thoroughly.
  4. The milk should have thickened by now. Add the condensed milk and give a good mix.
  5. Now add the cardamom powder,raisins and cashew nuts. Let it simmer for another 5 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat. Serve once it has cooled down.

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