Broken wheat (Govva kono) Paayasam - Kheer

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 tsp - ghee
  • 1 cup (100 g ) - broken wheat
  • 225 ml - thin coconut milk
  • 1 cup (90 - 100 g ) - melted and sieved jaggery
  • 125 ml - thick coconut milk
  • 2 pinches cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • 1 tsp - raisins
  • 1 tsp - cashew nuts (split)

How to Make Broken wheat (Govva kono) Paayasam - Kheer

  • Heat ghee in a pan on a medium heat. Add broken wheat and fry on a low to medium heat till fragrant and colour changes.
  • Add thin coconut milk and stir well. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 - 12 minutes or until done / broken wheat softens.
  • Add melted and sieved jaggery and stir well. Cook again on a low to medium heat for 10 minutes. Switch off the heat.
  • Finally, add thick coconut milk (125 ml) and stir continuously for 3 minutes. Sprinkle cardamom powder.
  • Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan. Shallow fry raisins and split cashew nuts separately on a low heat till golden brown. Decorate paayasam / kheer with cashew nuts and raisins.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World