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Kesar Rice Payasam Recipe

Kesar Rice Payasam is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 22 June, 2017
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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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:

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


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