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Bengali Pyaaesh Recipe

Bengali Pyaaesh is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 litre- Milk
  • 1 handful- basmati Rice
  • 2 tbsp - pure Ghee
  • 1 piece - black Cardamom
  • 1 piece - Bay Leaves
  • Jaggery to taste
  • For Garnishing:
  • kishmish/raisins
  • broken Cashew nuts
  • How to Make Bengali Pyaaesh:

    1. Boil the milk, stirring frequently, till it thickens. Remember to stir from bottom of the pan since milk burns very easily.
    2. Saute a handful of rice in a vessel containing 2 tsp ghee, bay leaves and a piece of black cardamom for 2 mins.
    3. Add the mixture to the milk.
    4. Don`t boil excessively.
    5. Add the jaggery.
    6. When the jaggery is properly mixed, sprinkle kishmish and broken cashew.
    7. Cool paayesh and serve in a bowl.


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