Straight from Bengal!

Posted by Ajuli Tulsyan
April 15, 2014


Since it is Bengali New Year today, here’s an exotic Bengali delicacy, ‘PAYESH’ for all those with a sweet tooth. Easy to prepare and yummy in taste.

Try preparing it today.



  • 250 gms rice
  • 2 litres milk
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 200 gms soft jiggery
  • 2 tsp chopped almonds
  • 2 tsp chopped pistachios
  • 6 strands of kesar


  • Wash 250 gms rice and leave it for drying.
  • Boil the milk for about 15 minutes.
  • Add rice in it and cook till it becomes thick.
  • Add cardamom powder, kesar and nutmeg powder.
  • Add jaggery and stir till jaggery melts.
  • Remove from fire.
  • Garnish with chopped almonds and pistachios.


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