Jul 5, 2013

Sujir Payesh

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.

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