December 6, 2011

Kobbari Korra Biyyam Payasam ~ Millet and Coconut Kheer

Foxtail Millet and Coconut Payash

Ingredients :
  • Millet / Foxtail Millet : 1 cup
  • Grated fresh coconut : 1 cup
  • Powdered Jaggery : 1.5 cups
  • Milk : 2 to 2.5 cups
  • Water : 3 cups
  • Cardamom Pods : 4
  • Chopped Almonds : 1 tbsp
  • Chopped Cashews : 1 tbsp
  • Raisins : 1 tsp
  • Ghee : 1 tbsp

 ~ Kobbari Korrala Payasamu ~
 Method : 

1. Crush the cardamom seeds coarsely with a mortar and pestle and keep it aside.

2. Heat the ghee in a sauce pan. Add and fry the chopped nuts. Set aside when the nuts turn golden brown color.

3. In the same pan, add 3 cups of water and boil for a few minutes. Reduce the flame to low. 

4. Add the rinsed millet and mix well.

5. Cover with a lid and cook for about 15 to 20  minutes, stirring in between.

6. When it's done, add the powdered jaggery and grated coconut and allow the jaggery to melt. 

7. Add the milk and freshly ground cardamom powder and cook for another 5 minutes.

8. Switch off the flame and garnish with roasted nuts and raisins.

9. Serve as a dessert.
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  1. Interesting recipe,looks delicious!

  2. delicious and lip smacking payasam

  3. kheer looks yumm...its a shame that I dont know what millet is :(

  4. Pushpa @ tasteasyoucookDecember 6, 2011 at 10:18 PM

    Kheer looks perfect..

  5. Delicious looking payasam. Wonderfully prepared.Craving for it.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  6. Hi,
    Surprised to know about millet being used for payasam. when I read 'Biyyam" , I thought rice, and then saw the "millet".

    Too good to resist. Thanks.

  7. Lovely creamy kheer..delicious..

  8. I would love to have that kheer right in the mood for something sweet. :-)
    Super clicks!


  9. Super inviting kheer, absolutely marvellous..

  10. Never heard of Millet Kheer......such a versatile dessert.......Thanks for sharing.

  11. Oooh! Yummy! This looks so irresistible.

  12. very tempting recipe. Never heard of mixing this together, will surely try !

    You can link it to my new event : New Year - New Dish

    UK - RASOI

  13. My mom makes this...I never used this grains till

  14. wow gr8 collection here of some tasty the payasam...looks delicious

  15. lovely and yummy kheer..looks delicious..nice click too.

  16. I'm Feeling good to knw u liked my recipes..hope you will enjoy the stay.
    and your Kheer is very tempting :)

  17. yummy kheer. Lot of recipes. Will keep checking.

  18. The kheer is very lovely and delicious! Very tasty!

  19. So inviting payasam, looks very yummy.


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