Friday, September 3, 2010

Pinky Paal Payasam

  • Rice - 1/2 Cup
  • Sugar - 1 1/2 Cup
  • Milk - 8 Cups
  • Cardamom - 4 crushed

To Garnish:
  • Cashew Nuts - few
  • White Raisins - few
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  1. Add 8 cups of milk to a pressure cooker and boil it for 5 minutes.
  2. Then add the washed rice, sugar and close the lid of the pressure cooker.
  3. Bring to a full cooking pressure and after the first whistle, simmer the stove and slowly cook for 40 to 45 minutes.
  4. Open the pressure after it gets cooled down.
  5. After opening the lid you can see beautiful pink shade of payasam.
  6. Check the sweetness and add more sugar if you really need.
  7. To garnish the beautiful pinky paal payasam, you can add crushed cardamom and ghee fried cashews and raisins.....
  8. Wow.............. Lovely, sweety and yummy pinky paal payasam is ready to eat....

This recipe i'm posting to the event BSI-MILK,93rd week hosted by Sanyukta


    Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

    Love it, but why is the story behind the name "pinky"?

    srividhya Ravikumar said...

    wow..really very easy and delicious payasam dear...

    Preethi Sriram said...

    Hey Priya,

    The name is due to the milk changes its color from white to pink shade that's why dear. Other than that no specific reasons..... lol :)

    Saraswathi Iyer said...

    I made the same for my hubby's bday. will post soon. it will be superb

    Ihtrak said...

    y tomato everywhere...