Friday, October 11, 2013

Pumpkin Payassam


Mathanga/Pumpkin: 3 cups (peeled, deseed and chop into pieces)

Sugar: 1 ½ cups (or as per taste)

Salt: ¼ tsp

Coconut Milk Powder: 5-7tbsp

Rice Flour: 1 tbsp.

Cardamom power: ½ tsp


Method Of Preparation

In a pressure cooker add pumpkin pieces, sugar and salt. Add 3 cups water.

Keep on flame and wait for 3-4 whistles. Let the pressure release and open the lid.

Mash the pumpkin pieces with the back of lid.

Mix the coconut milk powder and rice flour and add ½ cup water and stir well so that there are no lumps.

Add this mix to the mashed pumpkin and again switch on the flame. If needed add water to get your required consistency.

When it starts boiling put in low flame to about 10-15 minutes by stirring in between.

Add cardamom powder and switch off the flame.

Serve hot or chilled

You can add fried raisins and cashews to add better taste.



Unknown said...

healthy payasam :) love the color

Unknown said...

wow, so many frens are so creative...never thought of making pumpkin payasam...yummy

Ruxana Gafoor said...

healthy and yummy paayasam

Unknown said...

Never heard of a pumpkin Paayasam.
Very interesting.
Thanks for sharing.

Vimitha Durai said...

Never tried payasam. looks good Fasee

Priya Suresh said...

Very creamy and delicious payasam.