Rice Payasam


Rice Payasam

The famous paalpayasam
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 1/4 cup Rosematta rice wash well
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 6 cups Milk
  • 2 nos Cardamom crush and powder, optional

For Garnishing:


  • In a pressure cooker boil the milk.
  • Then add washed rice, sugar and close the pressure cooker with the lid. Bring to a full cooking pressure.
  • After the first whistle, low the heat to very low simmer and cook for 40-45 minutes.
  • Open the pressure cooker after it has cooled down to see a paal payasam with a beautiful dark pink shade.
  • Check the sweetness and add more sugar if necessary. :-You can serve the payasam without garnish at this point.
  • Proceed to garnish and flavour with cardamom.Add cardamom powder and stir.
  • In a pan heat some ghee and fry the cashew nuts and raisins.
  • :- Serve hot!!!
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