Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Coconut(grated)- 1 cup
Jaggery(powdered)- 1 cup
Gasagase/Poppy seeds-1/4 cup
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'