Bellam Paramannam/Rice Kheer/Rice Pudding – Instant Pot Method

Hello Readers, Wishing you all a very happy Vijaya Dasami. It has been a long time since my last post.  I had mentioned in my last post that I will be taking a break from blogging.  I haven’t actively started blogging yet, but today is a special day. I am celebrating the first anniversary of my blog( I started my blogging journey on Vijaya Dasami/Dussehra, 2016. Dussehra in 2016 was on October 11th. ) and I wanted to thank all my readers on this special day.

I am sharing the recipe of an age old traditonal Indian dessert ‘Bellam Paramannam’. It is a delicious sweet rice pudding that is usually prepared as an offering to god on festive occasions in south India. Rice is cooked with milk and sweetened with jaggery syrup. It is flavored with cardamom powder, saffron and garnished with fried cashews and raisins. It is also known as Ksheerannam, Rice Kheer, Bellam Payasam or Annam Payasam. I prepared this dessert for Navratri. I made it in my Instant Pot pressure cooker.

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