Aval Payasam Recipe - Sweet Flattened Rice Payasam

Aval Payasam Recipe is a sweet flattened rice payasam where in thick flattened rice is soaked and simmered in milk and boiled it to a creamy consistency.

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Aval Payasam Recipe - Sweet Flattened Rice Payasam
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Aval Payasam is a traditional kheer or pudding made of flattened rice especially on the occasion of Gokulashtami or Janmashtami Krishna Jayanthi. Poha or flattened rice is the main ingredient and it comes together in no time at all, making it a good option for dessert in instances when you have unexpected guests

Serve the Aval Payasam Recipe as a Dessert for a festive occasion or just as ending dessert after your meal like Bisi Bele Bath Recipe (A Spicy Mixed Vegetable Sambar Rice) accompanied with Cabbage Onion Vada Recipe.

Some other popular Gokulashtami favourites include:

  1.  Bobbatu/Obbatu,
  2. Coconut Burfi
  3. Vellai Seedai.

Cuisine: Tamil Nadu
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

0 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 liter Milk
  • 1/2 cup Poha (Flattened rice) , thick aval
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • 1 pinch Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini) , (optional)
  • 1/4 cup Cashew nuts , halved

How to make Aval Payasam Recipe - Sweet Flattened Rice Payasam

  1. To begin making the Aval Payasam, first heat a teaspoon of ghee in a small pan and roast the cashew nuts on low heat until crisp and lightly golden. Keep this aside.

  2. Wash the beaten rice well with water. Drain water and keep aside.

  3. Boil milk in a heavy bottomed sauce pan and add the washed aval to the milk. Turn the heat to low and simmer the milk mixture until it thickens and the aval is cooked. This will take a good 15 to 20 minutes. 

  4. At this point add in the sugar, cardamom powder, cinnamon and give a mixture a stir and simmer until the sugar dissolves.

  5. Turn off the heat and garnish with cashew nuts. Serve hot or cold.

  6. Serve the Aval Payasam Recipe as a Dessert for a festive occasion or just as ending dessert after your meal like Bisi Bele Bath Recipe (A Spicy Mixed Vegetable Sambar Rice) accompanied with Cabbage Onion Vada Recipe.

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