Bengali Pyaaesh

Bengali Pyaaesh is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
Category :
Festive
Course :
Dessert
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Stewed
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
4

Ingredients

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

Method

  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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