Payasam is a creamy, delicious rice pudding very popular in South India usually enjoyed after a grand Sadhya. Payasam is a healthy irresistible dessert a favorite with kids as well as elders. Payasam is unique and special with cooked rice blended in a thick creamy milk base and spiced up with flavoring agents. Payasam can be easily prepared at home following the detailed illustrations. You can explore a well detailed Payasam dish here.
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
  • Short grain rice(Unakkalari) – 100g
  • Milk 3ltr
  • Sugar 500g
  • Cardamom powder(Elakka) – 1tsp
  1. For preparing a Payasam dessert, first boil the milk.
  2. When it boils, add sugar and boil again.
  3. Add the washed rice and mix well.
  4. Lower the flame and allow the rice to cook.
  5. When the rice is cooked and the payasam starts to thicken, add cardamom powder and mix well.
  6. Remove Payasam from flame.