Karnataka Style Gasagase Payasa Recipe- Poppy seed Payasam
Karnataka Style Gasagase Payasa Recipe is a nutty and creamy sweet dish made with poppy seeds, freshly grated coconut which is simmered in milk and topped with toasted cashew nuts and raisins. An absolute delight.
Karnataka Style Gasagase Payasa Recipe is a Poppy seed Payasam which is an all-time favourite sweet for kannadigas. Most of their festivals always ends with this creamy cup filled with poppy seed payasam. The poppy seeds are ground along with rice and simmered in milk till it thickens and garnished with hot toasted cashew nuts and raisins with ghee.
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- 3 tablespoon Poppy seeds
- 2 teaspoon Rice
- 2 tablespoon Fresh coconut
- 4 tablespoon Jaggery
- 1 cup Milk
- 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
- 1 pinch Salt
- 2 tablespoon Ghee
- 10 Cashew nuts
- 10 Raisins
How to make Karnataka Style Gasagase Payasa Recipe- Poppy seed Payasam
To begin making the Karnataka Style Gasagase Payasa, roast the poppy seeds and rice in a skillet on low-medium heat until it turns into a nice golden brown. This will take about 4-6 minutes. Turn off the flame and allow it to cool.
Transfer into a mixer jar. and grind it into a coarse mixture, add grated coconut and water and grind again to a smooth mixture.
Heat a sauce pan with milk on medium flame, add the ground poppy seeds and coconut mixture, cardamom pods, jaggery and bring it to a boil.
Boil the payasam till it thickens.
Heat ghee in a tadka pan, on low flame and fry the cashew nuts and raisins for 2 minutes. Turn off the flame and pour it over the payasam and serve.