Category Archives: Payasam

Rice porridge

Ingredients:- Raw rice/ Pachari – 1 cup; soaked in water for 2-3 hours Grated coconut – 1.5 cups Jaggery – 2 to 2.5 cups Water – 6 cups Cardamom powder – 3/4 tsp. Salt – 1/4 tsp. Butter – 25 … Continue reading

Posted in Lakshmi Nair recipes, Payasam, Traditional Kerala dishes | Leave a comment

Sago, dates and Banana kurukku

Ingredients:- Sago pearls – 1/2 cup Water – 6 cups Kerala banana – 1 medium; steamed, halved and chopped Dates – 1 cup; seeded and chopped salt – 1/4-1/2 tsp. Jaggery – 1/3 cup/ you can use sugar Thick coconut … Continue reading

Posted in Payasam, Traditional Kerala dishes | Leave a comment

Quick Sarkkara payasam

  Ingredients:- Mini sago pearls – 1/4 cup Broken wheat/ Gothambu Nurukku – 1/4 cup Salt – 1/4 tsp. Water – 1.5 cups + 1 cup; divided Brown beaten rice /Matta Aval – 1/4 cup Well ripen Banana – 2 numbers … Continue reading

Posted in Payasam, Traditional Kerala dishes | Leave a comment

Cherupayar parippu Pradhaman

  Ingredients:- Moong dal/ Cherupayar parippu– 250 grams or 11/4 cup Jaggery – 500 grams (Please use Marayoor Brand of jaggery) Ghee – 1/4 cup + 2 tbsps. Coconut- 2.5 numbers Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp Cumin powder – 1/4 … Continue reading

Posted in Onasadhya, Payasam, Traditional Kerala dishes | Leave a comment

Rice flakes/Aval and Almond payasam in MW

Ingredients:- Aval/Poha/Rice flakes – 1 cup Milk – 4 cups Almonds – 1/4 cup, blanched, peeled and crushed coarsely in a grinder Sugar – 10 to 12 tbsps. Sweetened condensed milk – 1/4 cup Cardamom powder – 1/4 tsp. Method:- … Continue reading

Posted in Payasam, Traditional Kerala dishes | Leave a comment

Yellow/Manja payasam

Ingredients:- Basmathi rice – 1 cup Ghee – 1 tbsp. + 1 tbsp.; divided Saffron – 1/2 tsp. Boiling water – 4 cups Sugar – 1 cup (approx.) Sweetened condensed milk – 1 tin/400 grams Elaichi powder – 1/2 tsp. … Continue reading

Posted in Lakshmi Nair recipes, Payasam, Traditional Kerala dishes | Leave a comment

Thakkali/ Tomato Payasam

Ingredients:- Tomato – 2.5 cups, chopped Water – 1/4 cup Unnakkalari/ Broken matta rice – 3/4 cup Boiling water – 3.5 cups Sugar – 1.5 cups Ghee – 1 tsp. + 1 tbsp.+ 1 tbsp.; divided Thin coconut milk/randaampaal – … Continue reading

Posted in Lakshmi Nair recipes, Payasam, Traditional Kerala dishes | Leave a comment

Ragi-Semiya payasam

Ingredients:- Broken wheat vermicelli/ Semiya – 1 cup Water – 3 cups + 2.5 cups; divided Low fat milk -2.5 cups Sugar – 1 cup Ragi powder – 2 heaping tbsps. Full fat milk powder – 6 heaping tbsps. Sweet condensed … Continue reading

Posted in Lakshmi Nair recipes, Payasam, Traditional Kerala dishes | Leave a comment

Raagi dessert kurukku

Soak 1/2 cup of ragi in water for 5-6 hours. Grind to a smooth paste adding water & strain through a fine sieve. Mix with 4 cups of water & cook on medium low heat for 10-15 minutes or till … Continue reading

Posted in Lakshmi Nair recipes, Payasam, Sweets, Traditional Kerala dishes | Leave a comment

Easy Red Apple Payasam

Heat 50 grams of butter & add 2 cups of finely chopped red apple (seeds & peel removed) before the butter burns . Saute for 7 minutes/ till the apple turns soft. Add 1/2 cup of cooked sago ( just … Continue reading

Posted in Payasam, Sweets | Leave a comment