kheer

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kheer

 (kîr)
n.
A sweet South Asian dish made by boiling rice with milk, sugar, spices, and sometimes nuts and other ingredients until it thickens to the consistency of gruel.

[Hindi and Urdu khīr, from Prakrit khīra-, milk, thickened milk, from Sanskrit kṣīram; akin to Middle Persian šīr, milk.]
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Fledged with wholesome flavours, the dessert is available in three types including Gil-e-firdaus, Ras Kheer and Javvarisi Payasam, which are prepared from bottle guard, jaggery and tapioca (Sabudana).
A typical Onasadhya is a spread of 20 to 25 dishes, including varieties of payasam [a traditional dessert].
Tenders are invited for Supply Of 1000 Ml & 500 Ml Food Grade Plastic Disposable Transparent Containers With Screen Printed Logo And Lids To Pack Payasam In Our Various Units During Onam Festival Period.
The festival will also feature a wide range of mango-based products, such as mango raita, mango chick peas salad, Chemmeen mango curry, fresh mango cake, Nada fresh mango, Manbazha payasam, mango muffin, mango Swiss roll, Igloo mango ice-cream, Eastern mango pickle, Rani Juice - mango and Tango Instant Milk, etc.
Be it the Rosogullas of West Bengal or the Payasam from Kerala or the Basundi from Gujrat, every part of India has its own special sweet dish, which is prepared in a unique manner.
The Vishu sadya comprises at least 20 vegetable dishes and three or four varieties of the sweet dish called payasam.
And then there was the popular payasam -- made of vermicelli, sugar, milk and cardamom -- to wrap up the meal.
Elaneer Payasam, a lovely dessert made of tender coconut and condensed milk, is hard to say no to when you have a sweet tooth like mine.
The Tamil housewife said in addition to iftar snacks she will also be also preparing stuffed banana cake, Malabar biryani and payasam (sweet porridge).
People celebrate the day by wearing new clothes and make special dishes like payasam (keer).
Although I ordered my own dessert - a champagne and lychee sorbet - when I saw my partner's dessert, I couldn't resist helping myself to the coconut payasam (pudding).