Little Millet Payasam Recipe- Kutki/Sama Payasam
Little Millet Payasam Recipe is a millet payasam where lightly roasted little millet is cooked with jaggery syrup, cardamom to make a delicious payasam/kheer.In association with Preethi Kitchen Appliances
Little Millet Payasam Recipe is a millet filled payasam to satisfy your sweet cravings. It is easy to prepare and delicious too. Made of little millet, also known as Kutki or Saamai and jaggery, it is nutritious too.
You can prepare this payasam recipe for festivals or when you have guests visiting
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- 1 cup Barnyard Millet
- 3/4 cup Jaggery , grated
- 3 tablespoons Ghee , (adjust)
- 1 pinch Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
- 1 cup Milk
- 2-1/2 cups Water
- Salt , a pinch
- 2 tablespoons Mixed nuts , roasted
How to make Little Millet Payasam Recipe- Kutki/Sama Payasam
To begin making Little Millet Payasam Recipe, boil water in a saucepan, until it gets a single boil.
Meanwhile, in a pressure cooker, dry roast the little millets on medium-low heat for about 5 minutes, once it gets a a light toasted colour, once the water gets a single boil, immediately pour it into this pressure cooker.
Close the cooker and pressure cook for about 5 whistles. Turn off the flame and allow the pressure to release to release naturally.
Next add grated jaggery along with 1/4 cup of water in another saucepan pan. Heat it on medium low and melt the jaggery until fully dissolved.
Add cardamom powder to the melted jaggery. Now add this jaggery syrup to the cooked little millet and mix well.
Add the milk and allow to boil for 2 minutes. Add a pinch of salt and mix.
Heat a tadka pan with ghee on low flame, fry the nuts in it, once the nuts have turned into a light brown colour, turn off the flame, garnish the Little Millet Payasam with the fried nuts.
Little Millet Payasam Recipe- Kutki/Sama Payasam is part of the Festival Recipes Contest