Paal Payasam


Paal Payasam is also called as Rice Pudding or Milk Kheer. It is a very popular dessert in south India. You cannot think of a special family occasion or traditional celebration without the dessert. Cooking this is absolutely easy and simple. Kids love the recipe for its flavor and taste.

Required ingredients:

Milk - 1.5 liters

Cooked Rice - 500 grams

Sugar - 250 gm

Ghee - 2 tablespoons

Cashew nuts - few

Raisins - few

Cardamom powder - ¼ tablespoon


Step 1 – take a heavy-bottomed pan and boil milk in a medium flame

Step 2 – once it comes to a boil, reduce the fame and reduce the milk by half

Step 3 – now, add rice and allow it to get cooked for about 15 minutes. Keep stirring intermittently

Step 4 – Once the rice gets well cooked in the milk, add sugar and stir it to dissolve

Step 5 – now, you can observe the Payasam getting thickened. At this stage, add cardamom powder and mix

Step 4 – take a separate pan and fry cashew nuts and raisins in ghee. Add this to the Payasam, and you’re done

This dessert can be served either hot or cold.

Enjoy the taste and let us know your comments below.

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