Rice Payasam / Tasty Indian Rice Pudding / Kheer

Start your week with Rice Payasam along with Saffron caramel sauce


For saffron caramel sauce:
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Butter 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Milk 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Saffron 1/3 Teaspoon
Vanilla essence 1 Teaspoon
For payasam:
Milk 1 Liter
Rice 50 Gram , soaked
Condensed milk 400 Gram
For garnish:
Mixed dry fruits To Taste
Cardamom powder 1 Pinch



For Saffron Caramel Sauce:

1. Place the sugar in a sauce pan, and put it on medium heat.

2. Once the sugar starts caramelizing, start stirring it continuously to avoid the sugar from burning.

3. Once the sugar granules have completely dissolved and come to a golden brown colour, take the pan off the heat.

4. Add butter, milk, vanilla and Saffron. Bring everything together to see a perfect toffee colour.

For Payasam:

5. Wash rice and cook in milk for 10 minutes.

6. Add Sweetened Condensed Milk and cook for another 5-7 minutes, stirring constantly, until the kheer reaches the desired consistency.

7. Remove from heat. Fold in the Caramel sauce.


8. Garnished with nuts & cardamom powder.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4