Halwai May 28, 2018

Ingredients:

• Basmati Rice – 2 tbsp
• Milk – 2 litres
• Sugar – 250 ml
• Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp
• Rose essence – 8 drops
• Cashew nuts – 1/2 cup
• Currants – 2 tbsp

Method:

  1. Cook the rice in 1.5 litres of milk, stirring all the time.
  2. Add the sugar and boil for some time.
  3. Pour the rest of the milk and boil till it is reduced to 1000 ml.
  4. Cut the nuts into long thin slices and put them into the boiling milk along with currants.
  5. Take payasam off the fire and stir till it is cold.
  6. Add the essence and the cardamom powder.

Recipe courtesy of Nandini Ravi