Saturday, July 24, 2010

Paal Paayasam/Milk Kheer/Milk Pudding and a Celebration

Hooray!!!!! It is my 100th Post!!!! :) So Happy to Celebrate this.  What started as a Simple Time-pass, has grown into a Passion.Thanks a Ton to all my Blogger Friends/Readers for taking their time out, reading my post and  giving  those lovely, encouraging comments. It is these Wonderful Words that feed my Passion!!!
I m Celebrating My First Mile-Stone with this Paal Paayasam/Milk Kheer. 

2 Litres Milk
1 can Condensed Milk (i used Milkmaid) + 2 tbsp Sugar 
1 fist Raw Rice 
2 tbsp Badam
2 tbsp Cashew
1 tbsp Raisins
4 pods of Cardamom
Boil Milk in a heavy bottomed Pan. Keep the Flame very low. Soak the rice in a bowl of water for 20 minutes, then drain the excess water and keep the rice ready. Once the Milk Starts boiling, Add the Rice, Keep Stirring and keep the flame low to avoid burning.
Grind Badam, Cashew, Raisins and Cardamom to a Coarse Powder. Once the Rice is cooked, Add Condensed Milk, sugar and Mix well. Keep Stirring. 
After 10 Minutes, Add the Nuts Powder, Stir Well, Let it sit for 10 More minutes in a low Flame. Take it off the flame. Enjoy it Hot, Hot or Chill it for a Cool Cool Kheer!!!!

Sending this Kheer to Iftar Moments Event @ Taste of Pearl City by Umm Mymoonah
And Also to Festive Food - Rakhi 2010 @ Indian Khana by Priti