Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Semiya Payasam

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Semiya Payasam:

 Its an excellent South Indian recipe. It has a perfect blend of cardamom aroma and sweet taste.  Its very easy to prepare and sure it delights your taste buds.  Here we go…


  • Milk                             - ½ litre
  • Ghee                           - 2 tbsp
  • Semiya                        - 100 gm
  • Aval                             -  50 gm
  • Moong dal                   - 3 tbsp
  • Javvarisi                      - 2 tbsp
  • Raisins                        - 8 to 10
  • Cashew                       - 5 to7
  • Cardamom                  - 2
  • Sugar                          - 100 gm
  • Almond                        - 2


  1. Heat milk in a low heat, so that it is condensed to ¼ litre.
  2. Season cashew, cardamom and raisins in hot ghee.
  3. Fry moong dal, javvarisi in ghee and pressure cook it for just 1 whistle.
  4. Heat ghee, fry the semiya, aval in low heat and allow to boil with  1 tumbler water.
  5. Mash the boiled  moong dal, javvarisi and add them to the above contents.
  6. Combine them, now add milk and sugar to it.( also jaggery can be added instead of sugar)
  7. Garnish with fried cashew, cardamom, raisins and grated almond nuts.                                         

  8. Delicious payasam, ready to serve.

1 comment:

  1. Sounds and looks delicious!! Different way of preparing the payasam!


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