Palpayasam is rich ,creamy and tastes heavenly.
- 4 cups Milk
- 3 cups Water
- ⅔ cups Rice i used here red rice
- 1 cup Sugar
- 2,3 Cardamom pods crushed
- 10 Cashewnuts toasted in ghee
Mix water and milk, cook in medium heat till the volume reduces to half.
Wash and drain rice, add it to the cooked milk, cook under medium heat till rice is done.
Add sugar, cook for 20 more minutes with frequent stirring.
Add crushed cardamom.
Remove from stove.
Cashew nuts toasted in ghee can be added.
you can use pressure cooker just to speed up the process and save time and energy.
The whole process has to be done on low heat.
It is that which makes the palpayasam delicious.
You can use the special Kerala red rice also for making this palpayasam.
This palpayasam does not need raisins or nuts as the taste and flavor of the milk itself is divine.