Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Khus-Khus Payasa


Coconut(grated)- 1 cup
Jaggery(powdered)- 1 cup
Gasagase/Poppy seeds-1/4 cup
Cardamom- 4-5
Rice- 1 tsp
Milk-(optional)- 1/2 cup
Cashew nuts- 1 tsp
Water - 1 cup


Soak the rice in water for half an hour.Roast the poppy seeds.In a thick bottom vessel add water and jaggery and allow it to boil.Grind finely the roast poppy seeds.Add coconut,rice(soaked) and water and blend till smooth.Add this paste to the jaggery mixture and bring to boil over medium heat and keep stirring for 10-15 mins.
Put off the flame,add cardamom powder and milk(optional).
Serve hot with a dollop of ghee.

P.S. You can dip rice idlis in this payasa.It tastes 'Yummy'


Trupti said...

khus khus payasa looks delicious

FoodyGuru (Srimathi) said...

i love kaka kasa payasum. I used to love having it. But my mom used to make it with sugar.

Suparna said...

Thanks for the visit at my blog, do keep coming :)
Love khas khas payasa....yummm.

Le @HC said...

the combination rice idlis and pyasa is totally new to me. Thanksfor sharing.

RupaMohan said...

Thanks Trupti,Suparna.

Srimathi-You can use sugar also but jaggery tastes better and is healthy.

Le@HC-Try with idlis,you will love the taste..its unique

Madhavi said...

Hummm payasa looks delicious!!!

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Rekha said...

wow, gasgase payasa looks delicious, just the right desert for a hot summer.

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