Peda Payasam

by Lakshmi RamNair
A deadly combo of Pedas and Payasam
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Ingredients for Peda:
  • Milk powder(¾ cup) -
  • Condensed milk - 200 grams
  • Ghee - ½ tablespoon
  • Saffron(A pinch) -
  • Nutmeg powder(A pinch) -
  • Cardamom powder(A pinch) -
  • Crushed almonds(A few) -
  • Crushed pistachios(A few) -
Ingredients for Payasam:
  • Milk - ½ litre
  • Milk powder - ½ cup
  • Condensed milk(depends upon your preference of sweetness) - ¼ to
  • Cooked sago - 1 tablespoon
  • Roasted almond powder - 1 tablespoon
  • Saffron(A pinch for garnishing) -
  • Roasted pistachio powder - 1 teaspoon
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Ingredients for Peda:
  • Milk powder(¾ cup) -
  • Condensed milk - 200 grams
  • Ghee - ½ tablespoon
  • Saffron(A pinch) -
  • Nutmeg powder(A pinch) -
  • Cardamom powder(A pinch) -
  • Crushed almonds(A few) -
  • Crushed pistachios(A few) -
Ingredients for Payasam:
  • Milk - ½ litre
  • Milk powder - ½ cup
  • Condensed milk(depends upon your preference of sweetness) - ¼ to
  • Cooked sago - 1 tablespoon
  • Roasted almond powder - 1 tablespoon
  • Saffron(A pinch for garnishing) -
  • Roasted pistachio powder - 1 teaspoon
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Instructions
  1. To make pedas:-
    Peda Payasam – pachakam.com
  2. Mix the milk powder, condensed milk and ghee in a large microwave safe bowl.
    Peda Payasam – pachakam.com
  3. :- There shouldn’t be any lumps.
    Peda Payasam – pachakam.com
  4. Microwave on high for 1 minute.
    Peda Payasam – pachakam.com
  5. Add saffron, nutmeg powder and cardamom powder and give a mix.
    Peda Payasam – pachakam.com
  6. Microwave on high for 1 more minute. Take it out and stir again. Again microwave for 1 minute. Remove from the oven and mix again.
    Peda Payasam – pachakam.com
  7. :- The mixture would thicken. If not, microwave on high for 30 seconds. Mine was ready by this time.
    Peda Payasam – pachakam.com
  8. Allow it to cool down a bit.
    Peda Payasam – pachakam.com
  9. Apply ghee on your palms and start shaping the pedas.
    Peda Payasam – pachakam.com
  10. :- I used a mould to shape the pedas.
    Peda Payasam – pachakam.com
  11. Apply ghee on the mould.
  12. Place a pinch of crushed almonds and pistachios in the centre of the mould and fill it with the peda mixture. Invert and place it on a wide plate.
  13. To make payasam:-
  14. Mix milk, milk powder and condensed milk in a bowl without any lumps.
  15. Transfer it to a saucepan and let it boil. Keep stirring at regular intervals. Otherwise it would stick to the bottom of the pan.
  16. When it reduces to ¾th, add in the cooked sago and roasted almond powder and mix well.
  17. When it becomes thick but still in pouring consistency, turn off the heat.
  18. Allow it to cool.
  19. Final Step:-
  20. Transfer the pedas to a serving bowl.
  21. Pour the payasam/kheer mixture over it.
  22. Garnish with pistachio powder and saffron.
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