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Oats Payasam

Vins Raj
15 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
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Onam Sadhya never completes with a Payasam. This is my own recipe, prepared in a traditional way . Oats being the main ingredient, is being blended with other ingredients for a chewy and tasty dessert as a show stopper of Onam Sadhya

Recipe Tags

  • Festive Fun
  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Kerala
  • Frying
  • Sauteeing
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup oats
  2. 1/2 Cup Dehusked Split Green Gram
  3. 1/4 Cup Bengal Gram
  4. 1 Cup jaggery
  5. 1/2 tsp Powdered Cardamon
  6. 1/4 tsp Dry ginger Powder
  7. 1/2 Cup First Extract of coconut milk
  8. 1 Cup Second Extract of coconut milk
  9. 1 Cup third Extract of coconut milk
  10. 1/4 Cup coconut pieces
  11. 1 tbsp ghee


  1. Dry Roast Oats in a pan on medium flame. Remove from heat when you can sense the smell of roasted oats.
  2. In the same pan add the green gram and roast. Remove from heat when it starts to change its colour. No need to roast the bengal gram.
  3. Wash green gram and bengal gram. Transfer oats, bengal gram and green gram to a pressure cooker. To it add the third cocunut milk extract and 1.5 cups of water.
  4. Cook for 2 pressure release - whistles. The grams should be cooked to al dente consistency.
  5. Meanwhile, dissolve jaggery in half cup of hot water and strain for impurities.
  6. In a pan add 1 tbsp of Ghee and add the coconut pieces. Roast till the coconut pieces change its colour. Remove from heat.
  7. In the same pan add the strained jaggery and later the cooked ingredients from the pressure cooker.
  8. Mix to blend together and at this stage add the second coconut milk extract and keep stirring. Bring to boil and keep on medium flame for 3 minutes. Before turning off the flame, mix the dry ginger powder in hot water and add to the mix.
  9. Turn off the flame and add cardamom powder, roasted coconut pieces and first extract coconut milk and give a swirl.

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Ayushi Prakash
Ayushi Prakash   Sep-14-2016

great presentation dear :)

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