Nai Payasam / Nei Payasam / Sharkara Payasam In Temple Style







Nai Payasam  / Nei Payasam

This payasam is served as prasadam / Nivedyam in temples of Kerala. Nai payasam has thick consistancy than the usual payasams and prepared in lots of ghee(clarified butter), the more ghee you add, the better it tastes.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw rice
  • 2 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 to 1 cup thick jaggeri syrup(substitute with molasses)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup ghee/ clarified butter
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp dry ginger powder
  • few raisins
  • Few dry coconut chunks(copra or thenga kothu)


Directions


  Soak rice for at least 30 minutes. Drain and roast in a pressure cooker for 2 to 3 minutes. Add water and pressure cook for  up to 3 whistles.To this add jaggeri syrup and 2 tbs ghee and cook for few more minutes. Now add cardamom powder, dry ginger powder and grated fresh coconuts. Cook by stirring constantly to avoid sticking, till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan. Remove from the stove and garnish with ghee fried raisins,cashews and dry coconut chunks. Serve as a dessert after dinner or lunch.



41 Comments:

Kairali sisters said...

ohhw we love this, make it almost every weekend..Love it Vrinda..

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Kairali sisters

Priti said...

Wow so yum...lovely pics

sowmya's creative saga said...

looks so yum..

Deepti said...

wow this luks so yum.

Satya said...

looks so yummy n tempting payasam....what a click !!

divya said...

looks yummy and tempting dear..

Nandini said...

Wow! I love this payasam!

Sushma Mallya said...

yummy sweet dish vrinda...

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

entammee..pic kandittu vayil vellam neranju.yummmyyyyyyyyyy

Nithya said...

This is so nostalgic. Terrific looking payasam. Yummy :)

Angie's Recipes said...

A tempting rice dish!

Nithu Bala said...

Very tempting payasam..looks yum:-)

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious payasam...tempting picture

Mythreyi Dilip said...

I had tasted this kind of payasam once or twice, fell in love with it, thanks for sharing this recipe, now i can prepare and enjoy this yummy dessert at home:)

5 Star Foodie said...

Looks so wonderfully gooey and delicious!

Suman Singh said...

love this brown color payasam..had this heavenly delicious dessert at one of my friends house...that looks incedibly delicious..thanks for sharing this recipe!

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

ahhhhhhh...looks so inviting...lovley pics...simply love this payassam...

Dhanya Ganesh said...

Vrindhey inghaney kothipikkalley. Payasam looks delicious.

Swathi said...

Vrinda,

Nei payasam ambalam orma varunu. Kollam

kitchen queen said...

yummy, delicious and tempting payasam.

Priya said...

Slurppp!!!!delicious and mouthwatering payasam..

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Wow.. i have never seen or heard about this. This looks divine!

simply.food said...

This sweet rice dish looks wonderful and tasty.

AdukalaVishesham said...

omg..it looks exactly like the one u get in the kerala temples..love this one..yummy

Cinnamon-Girl said...

This is a new dish to me! It looks lovely, would love a taste!

Saraswathi Iyer said...

Have had this in temple in Kerala. I too make it but slightly different way. Yours looks tempting.

Nitha said...

Delicious one.. Love this .. My favorite..

Umm Mymoonah said...

looks so yummy, just like sweet rice.

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

very delicious,luks yummy...
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k said...

peralassery temple payasam

Sarah Naveen said...

wow!!! wow!!!! i love this...school il friends kondu vannu kayichittundu....
nice click too...

Sayantani said...

that looks divine.

GayathriRaj said...

Hey wow thats a yummy one....really too good one...that color is making me to try rgt now....

Fathima said...

looks like the one from Shabarimala... am a big fan of it!

Katy ~ said...

You won my heart with "the more ghee you add, the better it tastes." Oh my, I think I love this!!

appuran said...

gr8 click ... yummy yummy ....

Sudha Anoop said...

Yum,,U r right 'k'..it looks exactly like Peralaserry temple payasam..Love it...R u from that place??Thanks for the recipe..

Vrinda said...

@ Sudha v r from Kayalode,near to Peralssery temple

Sudha Anoop said...

Oh great Vrinda..My hubby's house is close to the temple.:)

Preeti Saji said...

Would like to know the rice used for this payasam pls do reply

Vrinda said...

Here I used local raw rice, if u r from Kerala u can find it in any store else use small Ponni rice

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