How to make Jackfruit Payasam - SK khazana -

This is a popular South Indian sweet dish that is always cooked during season

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Jackfruit (कट्ठल ), Coconut milk (नारियल का दूध)

Cuisine : South Indian, Indian

Course : Desserts

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Jackfruit Payasam - SK khazana

Jackfruit Payasam - SK khazana Recipe Card


Dessert is mostly referred to a final sweet course that concludes a meal, but those with a serious sweet tooth will agree that anytime is dessert time. The array of ingredients that you can use to prepare these decadent delights gives you plenty of room for innovation and variety.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Jackfruit Payasam - SK khazana Recipe

  • Jackfruit chopped 1 cup

  • Coconut milk 1 1/2 cups

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts roughly chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coconut sliced 2 tablespoons

  • Raisins 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Jaggery (gur) chopped 3/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add cashew nuts, coconut slices and raisins, mix and sauté on medium heat till golden brown. Drain them on absorbent paper.

Step 2

Add jackfruit to the ghee remaining in the same pan, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add 1½ cups water, mix, cover and cook till the jackfruit is pulpy.

Step 3

Add jaggery and mix, add green cardamom powder and mix well. Cook till jaggery melts and mixture thickens slightly.

Step 4

Add coconut milk and mix well. Add ¾ of the sautéed cashew nuts-coconut-raisins and mix well. Cook till the coconut milk gets heated through.

Step 5

Transfer into serving bowls, garnish with the remaining cashew nuts-coconut-raisins mixture and serve hot.

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