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Unakkalari Paayasam Recipe

Unakkalari Paayasam is a popular Indian Dessert
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Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Kid-Friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure-Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 30 g - (2 tbsp) Unakkalari (brown rice)
  • 1 litre boiled Milk (do not dilute with water)
  • 125 g - Sugar
  • How to Make Unakkalari Paayasam:

    1. Wash and soak rice in 1 cup (100 ml) water for half an hour. Drain out water.
    2. Boil milk ( do not dilute with water ) and keep aside.
    3. Add milk and soaked rice in a pressure cooker mix well and close cooker.
    4. Bring to full pressure on high heat till 3 whistles.
    5. Reduce heat and cook on low heat for 10 minutes.
    6. Allow to cool.
    7. 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.
    8. Stir occasionally.
    9. Serve hot / warm / chilled.
    10. Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World


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