Brown Poha Paayasam - Kheer ( Aval Paayasam )

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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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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp - ghee ( for poha )
  • 1 cup ( 200 g ) - brown poha or white poha ( aval )
  • 150 to 175 g - sugar ( 3/4 cup - measure poha and sugar in same measuring cup ) )
  • 500 ml - boiled milk ( do not dilute milk with water )
  • 2 pinches- cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • 1 tsp - cashew nuts, split
  • 1 tsp - raisins

How to Make Brown Poha Paayasam - Kheer ( Aval Paayasam )

  • In a wide kadai or frying pan, heat ghee on a medium heat.
  • Reduce heat to low and fry poha for 10 minutes until poha well mixed with ghee evenly ( colour change from light brown to brown ). Stir continuously and avoid frying in high heat.
  • Add sugar, mix well and stir continuously for 10 minutes on a low heat.
  • Add boiled milk, mix well, cover with a lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 15 minutes or until the poha softens / reduction in quantity / milk slightly thickens. Switch off the heat. Keep aside for 15 minutes.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Heat ghee in a frying pan. Shallow fry raisins and cashew nut separately on a low heat till golden colour. Add shallow fried raisins and cashew nuts.
  • Serve hot / warm / chilled.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World

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