Saturday, August 20, 2011

Rice Payasam / Rice Kheer (Version-1) for Krishna Jayanthi

Sri Krishna Jayanti, is the birthday of Lord Krishna. On the day of Krishna Jayanthi various Sweets and Crispy savouries like Seedai, Murukku and thattai are prepared and offered to Lord Krishna.

Rice Payasam

Ingredients :

1. Milk - 4 cups
2. Rice - 1/4 cup
3. Sugar - 1/4 cup
4. Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
5. Ground coconut - 1 tbs
6. Raisin - A few
7. Cashew/Almond - A few
8. Ghee

Procedure :

1. Wash rice and drain excess water.

2. In a pan, roast the rice till it turns golden brown.

3. Cool and grind coarsely.

4. Bring milk to boil and once it starts to boil, add cardamom, sugar and coarsely ground rice.

5. Medium the flame and keep stirring till the rice cooks.At this stage, add the ground coconut.

6. Fry cashew and rasin in ghee and add to the payasam.

7. Serve hot or cold.

Note :
You can replace sugar with jaggery or else, equal quantity of both sugar and jaggery can be added.
You can dilute payasam with boiled milk if it is too thick in consistency.


Saucy Siciliana said...

This is so delicious! We lived in New Delhi for 5 years and loved this snack. I will try making it when we go back to Sicily. I found you through my friend superyummyfood. Your recipes are fabulous, I'm following you. Hello from Rome!

Archana said...

Love it.

Vimitha Durai said...

Simple yet flavorful kheer... Nice one

Reva said...

What can I say? Payasam looks yum:) Very delicious preparation... I am sure Lord Krishna must be very happy:)

kitchen queen said...

Aha my mouth is watering to taste the tempting payasam.

Plateful said...

I heart rice payasams and this looks so delicious! Happy Krishna Jayanthi, Nithu!

divya said...

Absolutely gorgeous & mouthwatering

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Lovely payasam to celebrate the occasion !!!

Deepti said...

my favorite among all payasams

Prema said...

Happy Krishna Jayanthi to u and ur family...Delicious payasam.

Prathima Rao said...

Creamy & delicious payasam...Happy janmashtami to u n ur fly..
Prathima Rao
Prats corner

Gopika Ram said...

Wow.. thats so nice. I made the same too :D yoURS Looks great :D

Lifewithspices said...

Wow so good hope u had a grt time ..

Suja Manoj said...

Creamy and rich..delicious payasam..

Mugdha said...

Awesome, tempting and delicious...

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