'Payesh' / Rice pudding is a very common dessert in Bengal. Having payesh on any occasion is considered as a good sign. Nolen gur means Date Palm Jaggery which we get during winter season. The aroma and color of Nolen Gur is phenomenal. Sweet shops sell so many variety of sweets with date palm jaggery like - Gurer Rosogolla, Gurer Sondesh, Gurer Patisapta and what not! Payesh needs babysitting, as you have to reduce the milk to half of its quantity with patience, then cook the fragrant rice in that reduced milk and after that finish it off with date palm jaggery and raisins. Do try this recipe in your kitchen and let me know how it turned for you.