Khejur Gurer Payesh
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.
- 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.