Sharkkara (Jaggery) Paayasam
It is a delicious and yummy dessert that is often prepared on festive occasions like vishu etc. It is yummy to taste and easy to prepare.
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
  • Raw Rice(preferably Unakkallari/Pachari) – 250Gms
  • Jaggery(Sharkara) – 5to
  • Ghee 2tsp
  • Dried grapes – 10nos
  • Cardamom 3to
  • Cashewnut pieces – 20nos
  • Grated Coconut 1small
  1. Make Cardamom powder (preferably after removing the skin of cardamom) and keep it aside
  2. Wash the Rice and cook it in medium flame
  3. When the Rice is cooked, add Jaggery into the cooked Rice and stir it well and allow to cook the mix for about another five minutes time.
  4. Then add the grated Coconut into this mix.
  5. Also add Cardamom powder, stir the mix and keep it aside
  6. Heat Ghee in a Frying Pan (Cheenachatti)
  7. Heat/fry the dried Grapes and Cashew-nut pieces in the Ghee till their colour turns into golden
  8. Add the fried Grapes and Cashew-nut into the already cooked Rice with Jaggery (before serving the Paayasam, please stir it well).