Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam | How to make Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam

By Madhuli Ajay  |  21st May 2016  |  
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Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasamby Madhuli Ajay
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    45

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  • Serves

    4

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About Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam

Kavuni Arisi Payasam or Black Rice Pudding is a specialty of the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. This gorgeous deep violet hued sweet, is a prominent preparation of most festive fares of the Chettiars. Apparently, this nutritious glutinous rice was brought in from Burma by the Chettiars during their business travels. This is a very simple recipe, the only tricky bit is the proper cooking of the rice. Other than the traditional way, you can also cook the payasam using milk and serve it chilled as a Pudding or Phirni, topped with fruits.

Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam by Madhuli Ajay will definitely help you in its preparation. The Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam is 45 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam step by step. The detailed explanation makes Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam from BetterButter.

Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam

Ingredients to make Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam

  • 1 cup Black Rice, soaked in water for 4-5 hours
  • ½- ¾ cup palm jaggery grated or sugar (amount can be adjusted to taste)
  • 2-3 tablespoon Ghee
  • 3 tablespoon fresh Coconut, grated
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • Nuts of choice (cashew nuts or almonds) for garnishing (optional)

How to make Chettinad style Black Rice pudding- Kavuni Arisi Payasam

  1. Drain the water used to soak the rice.
  2. Pressure cook the rice with 2 ½ to 3 cups of water till well cooked and soft . About 2 whistles and then cooked for 15 minutes on low heat. (The quantity of water and cooking time may vary depending on the quality of rice)
  3. Mash the rice using a ladle.
  4. In a saucepan (or in the cooker/pressure pan) add jaggery or sugar, ghee, cardamom powder and coconut along with the rice.
  5. Cook on low heat till the payasam thickens.(3-4 minutes)
  6. Garnish with nuts if using and serve hot or cold

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Reema Thukral2 years ago

Amazing! thanks for sharing :)
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