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Khejur Gurer Payesh

Khejur Gurer Payesh

Sneha Paul
Simple and delicious Bengali rice pudding. It is a traditional recipe made with milk, rice and date palm jaggery. It is prepared during festive or auspicious occasions.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people


  • 1 litre full cream milk
  • 1/2 cup gobindobhog rice
  • 1 cup khejur gur or date palm jaggery
  • 1 tbsp raisins
  • Cashew nut, for garnishing


  • Soak raisins in warm water. Wash the rice and keep it aside.
  • Heat the milk in a pan on medium flame. Bring it to a boil and then reduce the flame. Stir regularly.
  • After the milk reduces a little, add the rice.
  • Boil the rice on low flame till it softens. Keep stirring gently to release the starch from the rice.
  • When the rice is cooked, turn the heat off and add the gur. Stir gently.
  • Add the soaked raisins.
  • Allow it to cool down. Garnish with cashews and serve.
Keyword Kheer, Rice Pudding