Sunday, July 21, 2013

Aadi Special Recipe - Saravana Payasam

Saravana Payasam is very tastiest payasam which specially served in the Tamil month of Aadi. This seems like alwa which melts in your mouth. This is best to try the saravana Payasam in Aadi Karthigai and get the blessings of Lord Muruga.

Ghee – 100ml
Vanaspati – 50g
Rawrice  - 1kg
Moong dal – 50g
Jaggery – ½ kg
Cashewnuts – 50g
Raisins – 50g
Banana, ripened – 4nrs
Tender coconut water – 200ml
Cardamom powder – 1 tbsp
Dry ginger – 1 tbsp


1. Heat ghee and vanaspati in a vessel; add rinsed raw rice and moong dal. Fry in ghee.

2. Add enough water to bring the rice and moong dal to cook well. Once both cooks well, add jaggery syrup now. Stir continuously to combine the jaggery in the payasam mixture.

3. Add banana pieces, cardamom powder and dry ginger. Mix then add tender coconut water.  Keep the flame in simmer and go for careful mixing.

4. After that take it out from fire and finish with golden fried cashewnuts and raisins

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