• Aval (Rice Flakes) - 1 cup
  • Milk - 4 to 5 cups
  • Cashews - few
  • Raisins - few
  • Saffron - few threads
  • cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  • MTR Badam powder - 2 tbsp (if preferred)
  • Sugar - 1 to 1 1/2 cups
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp

How to make it:

Heat ghee in a pan and fry aval for few minutes until it becomes light brown. Bring milk to a boil and add aval and cook until aval becomes soft. Add sugar, badam powder and cardamom powder and cook until it thickens. Fry cashews and raisins in ghee until golden brown and add it to the cooked payasam. Add few saffron threads and serve hot or cold.

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18 Responses
  1. EC Says:

    Looks very tasty/...i love payasams of any kind

  2. Anonymous Says:

    I used to make same kind of payasam. But the addition of badam powder is really a nice idea. I'll try to add it next time.

  3. Hi anu

    Looks tasty payasam. This is i used to make only for gokulashtami festival day.

  4. Kalai Says:

    Love the addition of badam powder!! Nice one! :)

  5. Kalai Says:

    Anu, pls visit my blog. Have tagged you for a meme! :)

  6. Dhivya Says:

    aval payasam sounds great and nice idea...i'll try to add next time

  7. Uma Says:

    Lovely payasam Anu! looks so yummy!

  8. Sia Says:

    cool recipe. i dont remember having aval payasam anytime...

  9. Uma Says:

    Thanks for trying my asparagus chutney, Anu! I am glad that you liked it. I am flattered.

  10. Laavanya Says:

    I've been wanting to try aval payasam... looks delicious.

  11. Namratha Says:

    Hi Anu, good payasam, where did u get this recipe? My mom made the very same dish on tv...

  12. Sagari Says:

    Just today evening I was talking to my hubby about this payasam ,yummyyyyyyy anu

  13. Meera Says:

    Delicious. We call it "doodh Pohe" in Marathi. It is made for Gokulashtami along with dahi pohe (yogurt & pressed rice).

  14. AnuSriram Says:

    Easy crafts, Me too love them a lot and its one in the menu for any festival..
    Shriya, Adding badam powder is my own special effect and is optional.. I added to enhance flavour.
    Vanamala, I make this even for ekadasi day..
    Thanks kalai, you are the first to tag me...

  15. AnuSriram Says:

    Thanks dhivya and uma for your valuable comments..
    Uma, your aspargus chutney is now a favourite recipe for us.
    Sia, laavanya.. try this... you're gonna love it!
    Namratha.. nice to know your mom does TV shows... This recipe is from my Mom and she used to make it everytime for Ekadasi and gokulashtami festival. But adding badam powder is my own special effect for flavour... Nice to hear you also have the same recipe...
    Sagari and meera... Thanks much for your wonderful comments...

  16. Unknown Says:

    This is my first visit to your blog..Thanks for ur coment in mine..Seems u r capable of reading my mind..Got aval yesterday from Indian store and only this morning I was asking my mom how to prepare aval payasam!Nice one..

  17. Mansi Says:

    I've never tasted this, but the recipe tells me it has to be nice!:)

  18. Unknown Says:

    traditonal kheer.nice one