Rice Kheer with Jaggery

17 Dec

biyyam_paravanam
Bellam Paramannam

Ingredients:

Raw rice 1/2 cup
Milk 5 cups
Cardamom pods 2, bruised
Grated Jaggery 1-2 cups

Method of preparation:

Place the rice, milk and cardamom in a pot and simmer for 30-40 minutes.
Stir occasionally and check to see for the rice to turn soft.
When the grains start to break up, remove from heat.
Add grated jaggery to your preference.
Stir thoroughly to dissolve and serve hot.

Notes:
Add finely chopped nuts (almonds, pistachios, cashews) and raisins if you have.

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3 Responses to “Rice Kheer with Jaggery”

  1. kalva December 17, 2007 at 9:18 pm #

    my mom adds some camphor and coconut.. hmm miss u mom..thx for reminding the classic..

  2. padmavathi March 8, 2008 at 2:23 am #

    simply superb. I like it very much

  3. shanthi January 30, 2009 at 8:03 am #

    This is none other than sakkara pongal.

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