Payasam | How to make Payasam

By Sakshi Khanna  |  8th Jul 2015  |  
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About Payasam Recipe

A sweet dish made from rice, suagr and milk enjoyed in South India.

Payasam is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Kerala cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Payasam at your home. Payasam by Sakshi Khanna will help you to prepare the perfect Payasam at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs few minute for the preparation and 40 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Payasam.


Ingredients to make Payasam

  • 1/2 cup Unakkalari (Kerala Raw rice)
  • 4 cups Full cream milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • A pinch of cardamom powder

How to make Payasam

  1. Place raw rice (washed and rinsed) along with 2 cups of milk and the water in a pressure cooker
  2. Mix sugar in it and cook over medium flame.
  3. Put the pressure cooker lid on when the steam starts coming out and cook for 1 whistle
  4. After the pressure has released, open the lid and add cardamom powder.
  5. Add the remaining 2 cups of milk , simmer in low flame and cook for 18-20 mins till it thickens and the payasam has a light pinkish colour
  6. Garnish with almonds and serve hot or cold.

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Archana Karode4 years ago