Saturday, 7 January 2012

PAZHAM PAYASAM ( banana payasam)

  • Ingredients

Ripe bananas          -4
Jaggery                  -1/2 kg
Coconut                -2
(From this take 1 1/2 cups of thick milk and 3 cups of thin milk)
Coconut pieces     -1/4 cup(roasted in ghee)
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp

  • Preparation method

Steam cook bananas , peel and remove seeds. Mash well with a ladle or can make a puree in blender by adding little water.In little water melt jaggery , strain to remove grit and keep aside.In a thick bottomed vessel, add jaggery syrup and banana and cook stirring continuously till it becomes a thick mixture.To this add thin or second milk. Stir and cook till it again gets thickened. Add the thick or first milk ,mix well and remove from flame. Add cardamom powder and coconut pieces.