Sunday, April 14, 2013

Nurukku Gothambu Payasam/Broken Wheat Payasam (Vishu special)...

Nurukku gothambu payasam/Broken wheat payasam (Vishu special)

1 cup broken wheat
½ kg jaggery
4 ½ cups water
4 cups medium thick coconut milk
1 cup thick coconut milk
3 tablespoon ghee
¼ cup cashew nuts
¼ cup raisins
¼ cup bite sized coconut pieces (thengakothu) (I skipped this part)
½ teaspoon dried ginger powder
½ teaspoon cardamom powder

  • Clean the broken wheat and pressure cook it by adding 4 cups water in high flame until it gives off 7-8 whistles.(make sure that the wheat is cooked well )
  • Melt jaggery in a pan with ½ cup water and strain it.
  • Combine the melted jaggery with the cooked wheat.
  • Add 2 tablespoon of ghee to the melted jaggery and stir nicely for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add medium thick coconut milk and mix well.                                                                      
  • Allow it to boil and keep stirring in between until it attains a thick consistency.
  • Add thick coconut milk and heat for 1-2 minutes.
  • Turn off the flame and add dried ginger and cardamom powder.
  • In a pan heat 1 table spoon ghee and fry coconut pieces.
  • When it turns light brown colour add cashew nuts and raisins and fry it.
  • Pour it on top of payasam.
  • Serve hot. 

No comments:

Post a Comment

We would be glad to hear your feedback:)