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Microwave aval payasam

Microwave aval payasam is a popular Indian Dessert
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Serves 4


1/2 cup - aval/rice flakes/poha

1/4 cup + 2 tbsp - Jaggery

1 cup - Milk

Cardamom powder, a pinch

Cashews, Raisins as per your taste

1 tsp - Ghee


  1. Take a microwavable glass bowl large enough to hold the boiling milk.
  2. Take the aval and mix half tsp ghee with it and micro wave on high for 2 minutes. Stir in between to ensure even frying.
  3. Add remaining ghee and 1/2 cup of milk, and microwave on medium for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the remaining milk to the aval and cook for another 3 minutes.
  5. Add powdered jaggery, cardamom and mix well.
  6. Add more milk if needed to get the desired consistency and heat for 1 minute on medium.
  7. Let it stand for a minute and stir well.
  8. In another microwavable glass bowl, coat the broken cashews with ghee and microwave on high till golden brown (takes a minute).
  9. Mix it with the payasam.
  10. Recipe and Image courtesy: Rak`s Kitchen


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