Bamboo Rice Payasam

Bamboo rice: 1/4 cup
Palm jaggery: 1/2 cup
Elachi,cashew,kismis: as required
Thick coconut milk: 1 cup
Moong dal – 2 tblspoon
Ghee – as required

Wash the bamboo rice and moong dal well. Soak the rice and dal for around 1 hour.
Then add all these to a cooker and pressure cook it for 6 whistle and then allow it to cool.

Meanwhile take palm jaggery in a pan add half glass of water and heat it. Once the jaggery melts completely remove it from flame and filter it.

Then add this jaggery syrup to the cooked rice and mix well. Add the coconut milk and cook for 2 mins and then switch off the flame.

In a pan melt ghee then add cashew and kismis and fry till golden color. Then add this to the cooked payasam. Add little crushed elachi.

Serve it hot or cold.
After soaking the rice, take the rice in a mixer and grind it twice and then can be cooked with dal.

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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.