Komala payasam | Kamala payasa | Orange milk pudding | Santare ka kheer
Written by Jayashree
Published on April 11, 2018

Komala payasam or orange milk pudding  is a delicious milk based dessert  ideal for summer.  It is usually prepared during festivities in West Bengal.

This kheer is often made in Bengali homes. It was the favourite sweet of Poet Rabindranath Tagore.

The daily cooking trend is largely affected by the season that we are experiencing. It was a delight when I saw this one, I wanted to make something similar but was not sure if something existed or how it would turn, but then Komala Payasa turned out to be a good one.

The first time I  saw this on my friends Sasmita’s blog, The First Timer Cook and soon I had replicated it.  I was indeed happy to see this one. Sasmita is a wonderful person and a good cook.

A few milk based recipes from the blog

komala payasa, orange milk pudding
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komala payasa, orange milk pudding

Ingredients:

  • 1 litre milk
  • 4 oranges
  •  1 cup sugar
  • dry fruit powder ( cashew almond powder)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder

Method:

  1. In a heavy bottom pan, boil the milk. Let it reduce to half.
  2. Peel the orange and separate the segments. Keep them aside.
  3. Add sugar, dry fruit powder and cardamom powder to the milk. Let cook for sometime.
  4. Allow the boiled milk to cool.
  5. Add the peeled orange segments to it. Serve chilled.

Take a tip :

  • Adjust sugar as per your taste.
  • Orange pieces should be added only when it is at room temperature.
  • You can add pieces of dry fruits.
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Komala payasa, orange milk pudding,

Komala payasa is a delicacy of milk with orange pieces garnished with nuts. 

Course festive treats, indian sweets, milk based sweets
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Author Jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 lite milk
  • 4 oranges
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dry fruit powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder

Instructions

  1. Boil the milk in a thick bottom pan. Let it reduce to half.

  2. Remove the skin of orange and peel the segments. Crush them lightly.

  3. Add sugar, dry fruit powder and cardamom powder to it. Let boil for sometime.

  4. Allow to cool. 

  5. Once it is cooled, put the orange pieces to it and chill it. 

Recipe Notes

  • Orange pieces are to be added when it is at room temperature.
  • Adjust sweetness accordingly.
  • You can add dry fruit pieces. 

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14 Comments

  1. Sasmita Sahoo Samanta

    What a lovely payasam jayashree!!! You so perefctly nailed this . Thank you so much dear for following mine 💕
    Yours now again is tempting me to make today soon 😋😋

    Reply
  2. Soma Mukherjee

    Komola payasam is looking so tempting, I am sure it would taste so yum with the orange segments in .

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  3. Shobha Keshwani

    Never tasted a payasam made with oranges..looks nice.

    Reply
  4. Batter Up With Sujata

    Orange milk pudding or orange kheer /paesam is one of my favourite dessert. You made it so perfectly. I am drooling. Tempted to make it soon.

    Reply
  5. Aruna

    Now I want to try this kheer too…. 🙂

    Reply
  6. Priya Suresh

    Lipsmacking here, i can have this pudding just like that, so tempting and very delicious. Yummyilicious.

    Reply
  7. Padma Veeranki / Masalakorb

    Deliciously tempting payasam….refreshing and always enjoyable for any occasion ….Nice one Jaya 🙂

    Reply
  8. Vidya Narayan

    This looks amazing and I bet the flavour of the Oranges really shine through combined with milk. One bowl for me pls!

    Reply
  9. Uma Srinivas

    The addition of orange in payasam is excellent idea. I like orange aroma in desserts.

    Reply
  10. Jagruti

    In Gujarat we too make similar recipe using Santra, such a delicious and yummy delight to try in summer.

    Reply
  11. Priya Satheesh

    Wow.. Beautifully made.. Such a yummy and tasty pudding !

    Reply
  12. Jyoti Babel

    I remember seeing the same on Sasmita’s blog, I too had bookmarked it. Good to know that it turned out great! Inspires me enough to try it

    Reply

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