Recipe: Birthday Special Nolen Gurer Payesh

Recipe: Birthday Special Nolen Gurer Payesh

Rice pudding with freshly harvested date-jaggery is a Bengali specialty. This is generally made during birthdays, but you don't have to wait till your birthday to make it.


1. Wash rice and keep aside.

2. Boil the milk in a heavy bottomed pot

3. Add the rice and simmer till the rice get cooked in the milk (the

process will take around 15 mins)

4. Add the nolen-gur, mishri, cashew and raisins and bring to a boil. Simmer till the milk mixture thickens. Served best chilled.

{Note: Mishri prevents the payesh (kheer) to cuddle. Sometimes

impurities in the gur tends to cuddle the milk. Mishri has the

property to prevent the milk from cuddling}

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