Chaler payesh | How to make Chaler payesh

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee  |  9th Apr 2018  |  
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About Chaler payesh Recipe

The traditional and quintessential kheer made with rice and dates Jaggery, cooked on a low flame with continuous stirring for that creamy kheer.

Chaler payesh

Ingredients to make Chaler payesh

  • Milk (preferably full fat) - 1 litre
  • rice - 1/4 th cup
  • Dated jaggery (crumbled) - 6 tbsp (can be increased or decreased as per personal preference)
  • Elaichi powder (cardamom powder) - 1/2 tsp

How to make Chaler payesh

  1. Heat the milk in a heavy bottomed sauce pan with continuous stirring till it is just reduced to 3/4 th the quantity.
  2. Pre-soak the rice for few hours and drain it. Add this drained rice into the milk.
  3. Let the rice cook completely in the milk, keep stirring so that the milk doesn't burn at the bottom.
  4. Once the rice is cooked and the milk is reduced to half or more, then add the jaggery. Stir it and let the sugar dissolve, the kheer also gets thickened.
  5. Finally add the cardamom powder and switch off the flame. Serve the kheer hot or cold as per preference.
  6. P.S : Fried dry fruits can also be added.

Reviews for Chaler payesh (1)

Hema Mallik8 months ago

I will surely try this.