Paal Payasam (Milk Payasam)


  • Milk 1 liter (ΒΌ gallons)
  • Raw rice 50 grams (2 ounces)
  • Cashews 6 finely sliced
  • Cardamoms 3 powdered
  • Sugar (depends on how sweetness you want)
  • Pachai Karpooram (Raw Camphor) size of a whole black pepper
  • Ghee (clarified butter) 2 tsp


  1. Prep:
    1. Fry the rice in 1 tsp ghee on low heat till it becomes golden brown.
    2. Let the rice cool
    3. Grind it coarsely and boil it in water and cook it
  2. Heat the milk in low heat until it reduces to half its volume
  3. Add the cooked rice and cook for 5 minutes and remove from heat
  4. While its still hot add sugar, cashews, cardamoms, pachai karpooram, and the left over ghee and stir till the sugar dissolves
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