Chaler Payesh

Served ColdServed Cold VegetarianVegetarian
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KHEER or CHALER PAYESH – IN BENGALI

 

Servings: 3 Preparation time:
Ingredients:
  • Milk, Producer, Warm, hot Milk 1 litre
  • Basmati Rice, Basmathi Rice Basmati rice 3/4 cup
  • Brown Sugar, Sugar 1/2 cup
  • Bay Leaf, Tej Patta Bay leaf 2-3 pieces
  • Cardamom Powder, Cardamom Pd, Choti Elaichi, Cardamom, Cardamon, Elachi Cardamom 2 tsp
  • Almonds, Badam Almonds 10-12 pieces
  • Cashew Nuts Dry Roasted, Without Salt Added, Kaju, Fried Cashew 8-10 pieces
  • Raisins, Seedless, Raisins Raisins 12-14 pieces

Instructions (Preparation Steps):

  • • Boil the milk in very low flame and let it condense till it become almost 3/4 of its original volume
  • • Keep on adding sugar to the milk and keep stirring
  • • When the milk starts to boil, add the rice slowly to it
  • • Stir the milk continuously
  • • As the rice gets cooked add cardamom and bay leaf
  • • After about 20-25 minutes, when the milk has thickened and the rice grains has become soft, add cardamom and cashew to it and stir gently
  • • Remove the container from flame and garnish with almonds sliced into half and raisins
  • • Keep the kheer (payesh) in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours
  • • Serve chilled kheer and relish the taste

Cook's Tip:
Keep brown sugar in a closed container with an apple in it, the brown sugar will stay soft and moist.
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Add cardamom peels to the tea canister, instead of throwing them away. It will lend a very subtle flavour of cardamom to every cup of tea you brew!
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It will be easier to chop raisins if you sprinkle some flour over them so that they do not stick. Then cut with a small kitchen scissors.
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Soak almonds in hot water for 20 minutes to make removing their skins easy.
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While cooking cabbage, add a bay leaf. This will reduce the smell during cooking and also give a subtle flavor.
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