Kesar Rice Payasam

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - rice
  • 2 liters - milk
  • 5 tbsp - sugar
  • 40 strands saffron (approx)
  • 16 green cardamoms (peeled)
  • 15 almonds (sliced)

How to Make Kesar Rice Payasam

  • Soak the rice in water for 20 minutes.
  • Put on the milk to boil.
  • Drain out the water from the rice, grind coarsely and add to the milk.
  • Stir immediately and continue stirring at short intervals, so that the rice does not stick to the bottom of the vessel.
  • Dissolve the saffron in tbsp of hot milk and add to the payasam along with the peeled cardamoms.
  • Boil till the rice is cooked and the milk thickens.
  • Now add the sugar.
  • It will take some time to dissolve, so in the meantime boil the almonds in some water for 5 minutes.
  • Peel of the skin and slice them.
  • Add to the payasam.
  • Serve hot or cold depending on your preference.