Aval / Poha Payasam


Any traditional Aval – 1/2 cup
Milk – 2 cups
Palm sugar powder – 1 tblspoon
Elachi powder – little
Dry ginger powder – a pinch
Cashew and kismish – as required


In a spoon of ghee add Aval and fry in medium flame till it becomes lite golden brown.
Boil milk in a vessel. Once its boiled well add the Aval and cook well till the milk becomes thick.
Then add palm sugar powder, elachi powder and dry ginger powder and mix well.
In a pan add ghee cashew, kismish and fry well. Add this to the cooked payasam mixture and serve it hot or cold.

Any type of Aval can be used to prepare this payasam.Black rice aval(Karuppu Kavuni)can be substituted with other Millets and flattened rice like Ragi aval, Bajra Aval/Poha , Diabetic/Arthirites Poha ( Kattuyanam), Normal Aval or Poha

Author: Saranya

I’m HomeMaker and a mother of 1 year old baby girl. I have 6 yrs of IT experience with Accenture and IGATE and currently taken break to take care of my little one. I have an interest towards home made ancient recipes which is very healthy for kids and adults and hence started preparing all those at home and thought of sharing the same with all parents.

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