Bengali Pyaaesh

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

How to Make Bengali Pyaaesh

  • Boil the milk, stirring frequently, till it thickens. Remember to stir from bottom of the pan since milk burns very easily.
  • Saute a handful of rice in a vessel containing 2 tsp ghee, bay leaves and a piece of black cardamom for 2 mins.
  • Add the mixture to the milk.
  • Don`t boil excessively.
  • Add the jaggery.
  • When the jaggery is properly mixed, sprinkle kishmish and broken cashew.
  • Cool paayesh and serve in a bowl.