Payasam made with ada
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Soak the ada in hot water for at least 15 mins.
  • Wash it in cold water so that it doesn`t stick to one another while cooking.
  • Boil 2 litres of milk in a vessel.
  • When the milk starts to thicken, add ada into it and allow it to cook.
  • Add sugar and stir for at least 15 mins.
  • When the milk becomes semi thick, add the rest of the milk and stir.
  • When it reaches the desired consistency, remove from the flame.
  • Add ghee and cardamom powder.
  • :- Serve hot or chilled.
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Response (9)
  1. r
    rajeeverath September 22, 2003

    very easy this payasam & nice one


  2. P
    Prem September 11, 2008

    If you make as per this procedure, the payasam will look like a watery one. You will have to search for ada.

  3. s
    smitha May 10, 2006

    Good Receipe!
    But for we people all the problem is that we cant get good ada.
    and we cannot make it also..
    But i suceeded in getting ada and making this wonderful payasam

  4. r
    rejina February 28, 2004

    its very easy to cook and very delicious also…

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