Friday, August 5, 2011

broken wheat payasam

Very simple broken wheat payasam , classic Indian dessert.

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  • 1 cup broken wheat (godi nucchu)
  • 2 tsp fenugreek seeds (optional)
  • 4 cups thin coconut milk
  • 2  cups thick coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup jaggery (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp cashew nut (broken)
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  1. Place pressure cooker on medium flame, add broken wheat and fenugreek seeds and roast for few minutes, till it turns light brown.
  2. Now pour in thin coconut milk and pressure cook till broken wheat is cook(2 to 3 whistles)
  3. Open the cooker and add jaggery and salt and mix well till jaggery dissolves. 
  4. At the end add thick coconut milk, bring to boil and take off the flame.
  5. In a small pan heat ghee and fry cashew nut and raisins till cashews turn brown and raisins puff up.
  6. Pour this over the broken wheat payasam.


  1. Totally Yummy. I love the dish btw.

  2. Love this payasam. I was thinking of making this from so long. Thanks for the recipe.

  3. The one payasam thats popularly made during festivasl & gatherings..Love it!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  4. Looks simple and easy.. Healthy too..

  5. Payasam looks yummy and rich with the nuts on top...

  6. First time in your blog, loved it. Very lovely blog and yummy recipe. :)


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