Aval(poha) payasam(kheer) recipe

Happy Vijaydashmi to all the readers of Creative Saga!!

    Hope you all had a grand navaratri!!

    Aval payasam is a easy and delicious dessert for the festival days. I made it and tasted this for the first time. Infact its so easy and quick , I am sure to make this again especially during our religious get togethers.

Aval(poha) payasam(kheer) recipe
Aval(poha) payasam(kheer) recipeHappy Vijaydashmi to all the readers of Creative Saga!! Hope you all had a grand navaratri!! Aval payasam is a easy and delicious dessert for the festival days. I made it and tasted this for the first time. Infact its so easy and quick , I am sure to make this again especially during our religious g...

Summary

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  • Coursedessert
  • Cuisineindian
  • Cooking Time20 minutesPT0H20M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time30 minutesPT0H30M

Ingredients

Aval/poha/beaten rice
1 cup
Whole Milk
4 cups
Cashewnuts-broken
8-10
Sugar
3/4 cup
Cardamom powder
1/2tsp
Saffron/kesar few
strands
Ghee
1/2tbsp

Steps

  1.  Heat ghee in a pan. Add the cashews and roast until golden brown. Remove the cashews and keep aside till use.
  2. In the same pan, add the beaten rice. Saute for around 5 minutes till it turns little crispy with a nice aroma.
  3. Boil the milk. Add the beaten rice followed by the sugar , cardamom powder and the saffron.
  4. While you add, also keep stirring the milk.
  5. You may need to stir for around 15-20 minutes until the volume of the milk reduces a little, the beaten rice is well cooked.Keep scraping the sides while stirring.When its reduced to a thick desired consistency, remove from flame.
  6. Serve it hot or cold.
Aval(poha) payasam(kheer) recipe

Notes-

      Alternatively, you can cook the roasted poha in boiling water and then add it to the thickened milk. Then add the sugar and nuts. Stir for another 5-6 minutes till sugar dissolves and everything combines well.