Aval Payasam

A different payasam for a grand Onam Sadhya

Aval Payasam

A different payasam for a grand Onam Sadhya

Category : Desserts, Payasam

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By Rugmini Kamalan

Published On: 31 Aug 2006

Rating: 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Lightly fry the aval in a pan (preferably Urali).

Step 2

Boil water in a vessel.

Step 3

When it starts to boil, add aval.

Step 4

Dissolve jaggery in a pan and strain to get rid of the unwanted stuff.

Step 5

When the aval gets cooked, add the filtered jaggery solution and mix well.

Step 6

Add ghee in between and stir continuously.

Step 7

:- See to it that it doesn¦t get stuck to the bottom of the pan.

Step 8

Grate the coconuts and extract 2 cups of thick coconut milk, 4 cups of thin coconut milk and 8 cups of very thin coconut milk.

Step 9

When the aval mixture gets reduced, add 8 cups of very thin coconut milk and mix well.

Step 10

When it gets reduced, add the 4 cups of thin coconut milk and mix well.

Step 11

When it too gets reduced and thickens, add the 2 cups of thick coconut milk.

Step 12

Add dry ginger powder, cumin powder and powdered cardamoms and mix well.

Step 13

Heat it through.

Step 14

:- Do not boil.

Step 15

Fry the coconut pieces, cashews and raisins in ghee.

Step 16

Add it to the payasam and mix well.

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Divya Anand

This is a very unique recepie. i tried it and came out very well. Keep up the good work!!

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Ameena Aneesh

I tried it for onam and everybody liked it. keep the good work up. it was truly yummy!

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