Sujir Payesh / Sooji Kheer / Rawa Kheer – A delicious and quick dessert / payesh / kheer in Bengali cuisine !!
Serves: 4 – 6 small dessert cups
500 ml milk / 1/2 litre
2 tablespoon sooji (rawa / semolina)
4 – 5 tablespoon sugar
2 pinches cardamom powder
Lightly fried 6 cashew nut splits cashew nuts and 6 raisins (optional)
In a bowl, boil milk. Do not dilute milk with water.
Add sooji. Mix well. Cover with a lid and boil on a low heat for 10 – 12 minutes until sooji well cooked and slightly thickens.
At this stage, add sugar and boil again for another 5 minutes on a low heat. Switch off the heat and keep aside to cool for half an hour. Then sprinkle cardamom powder. Mix well. Serve warm or cool.
Decorate with lightly fried cashew nut splits and raisins.