- Basmati rice One handful
- Milk One litre
- Sugar One cup
- Saffron(optional) Few strands
- Ghee One spoon
2. Pour one litre of milk and allow it to boil in a slow fire.
3.Check if the rice is cooked and slow cook till the milk reduces to half.
4.Add sugar and boil further so that sugar gets dissolved and payasam becomes thick.
5.Add saffron dissloved in hot milk and elaichi powder(optional) and serve hot.
Use a thick bottmed and tall vessel so that milk does not overflow.
You can add cardamom powder,saffron or nutmeg powder to your taste.
You can also add condensed milk and make it faster if you do not have time.