Paal Paayasam


Paal Paayasam

Paayasam made with rice and milk
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 8 people


  • 1/4 cup Nellukuthari/Unakkalari
  • 4 cups Milk you can reduce to 3 cups for thick consistency
  • 1 cups Sugar
  • 5 nos Cardamom ground, Elakka

For garnishing:

  • Cashews As reqd
  • Raisins As reqd, Onakka munthiri
  • Ghee for frying


  • Mix together all the ingredients in a pressure cooker.
  • Cook on a high flame till the first whistle.
  • Soon after the first whistle is heard, lower the fire and cook for half an hour.
  • Fry cashews and raisins in ghee.
  • Garnish the paayasam with the fried cashews and raisins.
  • :- Serve hot or chilled.
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Response (12)
  1. i
    indian chef to-be January 31, 2004

    this recipe is simple-quick to make & delicious. can u forward a recipe for Parippu payasam (with sharkkara) to: ? Thanks.

  2. n
    nisha May 27, 2008

    its ok,not that great as i expected

  3. n
    nijidinesh August 13, 2010

    I tried this recipe, it is very easy to cook. I am sure kids will love it.

  4. s
    saikripa November 8, 2008

    this is one of fav.payasam .easy to prepare…
    thanks for sharing

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