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Aval Payasam Recipe

How to Make Aval Payasam or Atukula Payasam Recipe with step by step photos and video. Traditional South Indian kheer or dessert made with rice flakes or beaten rice
Prep Time5 mins
15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Keyword: Festival Food, indian dessert recipes, traditional food for festivals
Servings: 3


  • 1/2 cup Poha
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2.5 cups Milk
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 10-12 Cashews
  • 8 Raisins
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder


  • Heat ghee in a vessel and fry cashews until light golden color.
  • Then add raisins to it and fry until golden color.
  • Remove them from the ghee and set aside.
  • In the same vessel, add poha or rice flakes and roast them over a low flame till light golden color.
  • Pour milk to the roasted poha and let it cook on a low flame for about 8 minutes or until the poha is soft and cooked.
  • Add sugar and let it boil for another 5 minutes.
  • Add cardamom powder and roasted cashews and mix well
  • Turn off the flame and serve.
  • This payasam will thicken more as it cools.



The payasam will thicken as it cools.