Wash 1 cup of broken matta rice several times & drain the water completely.
Melt 250 grams of jaggery adding very little water.
Boil 5 cups of water & add the rice to it. When the rice has cooked & water has started to evaporate add the melted jaggery , 1 tsp of ghee & 3 tbsps of sugar. Keep stirring till the payasam turns dry.
Add 2 cups of thick coconut milk & cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
Finally add 1/2 tsp of cumin powder, 1 tsp dry ginger powder & 1/2 tsp of cardamom powder. Mix well & remove from heat.