Palada Payasam | How to make Palada Payasam

By Menaga Sathia  |  10th May 2016  |  
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About Palada Payasam Recipe

This is a very rich payasam made with rice ada,milk and sugar as main ingredients.Onam sadya is not complete without this payasam

Palada Payasam is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Menaga Sathia teaches how to make Palada Payasam step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Palada Payasam in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 5 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Palada Payasam at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Palada Payasam takes 20 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Palada Payasam is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Palada Payasam is a good option for you. The flavour of Palada Payasam is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Palada Payasam and impress your family and friends.

Palada Payasam

Ingredients to make Palada Payasam

  • rice Ada (Readymade ) - 1 Cup
  • Milk - 6 Cups
  • sugar -3/4 Cup
  • cardamom Powder -1/4 tsp
  • ghee - 2 tbsp
  • water - 2 cups
  • cashews - 2 tbsp (optional)
  • raisins -2 tbsp (optional)

How to make Palada Payasam

  1. *Boil the milk well and keep it aside.Wash and drain the rice ada.
  2. *In a vessel boil the 2 cups water, switch off the flame .Soak the ada in hot water,cover it and keep it aside for 30 mins.
  3. *Drain the ada and rinse it 2 or 3 times in cold water to remove excess stickness in the ada and keep it aside .
  4. *Heat a heavy bottom vessel ,add 1 tbsp ghee. Add sugar and saute until it melts with ghee.Now add ada and roast it until the colour changes into light brown colour and also well coated with sugar and ghee.
  5. *Now pour the boiled milk in ada and continue boiling until it thickens and colour changes into pale pink stirring continuously.
  6. *Add the cardamom powder and mix well. *Heat the ghee in a pan and fry the cashew ,raisins.add this to the payasam which is optional only.Generally Keralites dont add cashew and raisin in palada payasam.
  7. *Serve hot or chilled !!

My Tip:

The perfect consistency of palada payasam is if you draw a line on the ladle it should not join.

Reviews for Palada Payasam (3)

Shoba Bharathraj2 years ago


Nahid Aftab2 years ago

What is rice ada

Reema Thukral3 years ago

Delicious dessert. will try for sure :)