Paal Payasam (Milk Kheer)

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Paal Payasam (or known as Milk Kheer / Pal Payasam) is a rich and creamy South Indian dessert made during festivals and special occasions. No South Indian meal served during a special occasion is complete without pal payasam. This milk kheer is very simple and easy to make with only minimal ingredients required.

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Paal Payasam (Milk Kheer) Recipe

A traditional rich and creamy dessert served at the end of nearly all South Indian meals.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: kheer

Ingredients for Paal Payasam (Milk Kheer)

  • 1.5 litre Milk
  • 500 gms Rice cooked
  • 250 gms Sugar
  • 2 tblsp Ghee
  • few Cashew Nuts
  • few Raisins
  • little Cardamom Powder

How to make Paal Payasam (Milk Kheer)

  • Boil the milk in a heavy-bottomed pan over medium flame.
  • Reduce flame and simmer until it is reduced by half.
  • Add the rice and simmer for 15 minutes over low flame.
  • Keep stirring from time to time.
  • Add the sugar and stir until fully dissolved.
  • When the payasam starts to thicken, add the cardamom powder and mix.
  • Fry the cashew nuts and raisins in ghee.
  • Add to the payasam and serve hot or chilled.

This image of pal payasam is via YouTube