PULSE Recipes Paal Payasam | Cooking with Aunty D

Paal Payasam | Cooking with Aunty D

2022 Apr 8


Basmati Rice 1/2 cup

Ghee 1 tsp

Fresh Milk 1 litre

Ghee 2 tsp

Fried Cashew 50 g

Fried Raisins 50 g

Sugar 1/3 cup

Cardamom 3 nos



Begin by soaking raw rice for 5 minutes.

Once soaked, lightly grind the rice.

Add ghee in a pot and proceed to fry the grinded rice.

Next, pour in fresh milk, while gently stirring the mixture until it begins to boil.

In a skillet, sauté raisins and cashew nuts until well roasted.

Next, add sugar, cardamom, roasted cashew nuts and raisins to the milk mixture.

Lightly stir the mixture until well cooked.

Finally, remove the pot from the stove and serve!


Aunty D. is a full-time mom working a little magic in the kitchen whenever she’s got time on her hands. She brings ton you easy and fast recipes with a twist of Sri Lankan spices and cooking techniques. Get Cooking!