Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Paal Payasam / Milk Payasam/Kheer

We start New Year with a special sweet and for this Tamil New Year / Chithirai Varsha Pirapu I present you this simple payasam recipe


Ingredients

  • Full Cream Milk - 2 L or 8 cups
  • Sugar -  3 cups
  • Basmati Rice - 1 ladle
  • Saffron Strands - few pinches
  • Sliced Almonds - few (garnishing)


Method
Step 1 - Cooking Rice
  • Wash and soak Basmati Rice for 10 minutes.Then drain it
  • Take milk in a thick bottomed kadai.Boil it
  • Add washed and soaked rice
  • Close the lid and cook the rice by string it occasionally
Step 2 - Condensing / Thickening
  • Once the rice is cooked, boil the milk further
  • It will thicken and forms cream on the top
  • Add sugar and stir till it dissolves

Step 3 - Garnish
  • Once the sugar dissolves crush the saffron strands and add to the milk
  • Garnish with sliced almonds (optional)
  • Switch off rhe stove
  • Serve it chilled