Aval / Poha / Flattened Rice Payasam

A very simple and tasty dish. Aval Payasam is ready in minutes. Aval Payasam is generally prepared during festivals and is served as neivedhiyam. Its also a very yummy desert and can be served warm or cold.

Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Serves: 2
  • Aval / Poha / Flattened rice - ½ cup
  • Milk - 2 cup
  • Sugar - 10 tbsp
  • Cardamom - 1 piece
  • Ghee - 1 tsp
  • Cashew nuts - 10 pieces
  • Almonds - 5 pieces
  • Dry grapes - 5 pieces

  1. Heat a pan and dry roast aval until it starts turning brown and transfer it to bowl or directly to mixie.                                                                       
  2. In the same pan dry roast few cashew nuts (rest of the cashew nuts is used for final garnishing) till it starts turning brown.                                    
  3. Grind aval and cashew nuts in mixie for few sec. It should be in rava consistency.
  4. Heat a pan with milk and bring it to boil. Then add sugar and mixie mixture. Keep in low flame for 3min.                                                         
  5. Roast cashew nuts, almonds and dry grapes in ghee and add to aval payasam.

Aval Payasam tastes great when its warm or cold.

Wish You all a very happy navratri...!!! :-)