Aval Payasam Recipe

Aval Payasam is made with milk and poha. Learn how to make/prepare Awal Pyasam by following this easy recipe.
Aval Payasam Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 9.2 / 10 (5 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/4 Cup poha (flattened rice)
  • 1 Litre whole cream milk
  • 5 Almonds, thinly slivered
  • 5 Pistachios thinly slivered
  • 5 Pinches cardamom powder
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 4 Cashews, broken
  • 15 Raisins
How to make Aval Payasam:
  • Wash and drain the poha. Leave it aside for 10 minutes.
  • Separate poha grains with your finger.
  • Boil the milk in a large vessel.
  • When milk starts boiling, add poha and stir gently.
  • Bring to boil again.
  • Simmer till milk volume reduces to half. Stir occasionally.
  • Now add sugar and cardamom. Stir to dissolve.
  • Add raisins and cashews. Simmer for 2 more minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped almonds and pistachios.
  • Aval Payasam is ready.

Reviews and Ratings:
Sg posted 26/07/2012
I tried this today.. the 1:4 measure for sugar is way too sweet for me) I think a 1:1.5 would work better.. this is for those who think a bit less it better than a bit more :) Otherwise, very simple.. very tasty recipe.
vishnuv posted 17/03/2011
it is very diffrent & very tasty
mark yow posted 17/02/2009
very cool