How to make Payasam

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Kirithiga Kannan.

Main Ingredients : Vermicelli (वरमिसेली), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Kerala, Karnataka

Course : Desserts


Payasam 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 : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 2

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Payasam Recipe

  • Vermicelli 50 grams

  • Milk 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cashewnuts 10

  • Raisins 10

  • Milk 3/4 cup

  • Sugar 3 tablespoons

  • Condensed milk 1 tablespoon

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat one tablespoon ghee in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Add vermicelli and saute for a minute. Remove and set aside.

Step 3

Heat the remaining ghee in a pan add cashewnuts and raisins and saute for a minute.

Step 4

Add milk and vermicelli and cook for five minutes.

Step 5

Add sugar and stir till it gets dissolved.Add condensed milk, green cardamom powder, borneal flakes and mix gently.

Step 6

Serve garnished with cashewnuts and raisins

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