Wash and soak rice in 1 cup (100 ml) water for half an hour. Drain out water.
Boil milk ( do not dilute with water ) and keep aside.
Add milk and soaked rice in a pressure cooker mix well and close cooker.
Bring to full pressure on high heat till 3 whistles.
Reduce heat and cook on low heat for 10 minutes.
Allow to cool.
Open cooker. The milk will reduce to 3/4 in quantity and light pink in colour. Add sugar and mix well. Cover with a normal lid (not pressure cooker lid) and cook on a low heat for 25 minutes till it thickens and is pink in colour.
Serve hot / warm / chilled.
Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World
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Priya Suresh lives in Paris and cooks delicious South Indian food with a French touch.