Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aval Dates Payasam | Aval Payasam without sugar | Poha Kheer | Gokulashtami recipes

Aval Dates Payasam,a delicious payasam without sugar that can be prepared in 20 mins. Last month, when i want to try some payasam without sugar,i had thought that dates would be the suitable option to replace sugar and tried it too, as expected,the payasam turns out really tasty and i was super happy that my trial worked out.
So last week, again i had prepared this dates payasam with aval and we loved it so much,so today i'm sharing this post, since it may be useful for coming Krishna Jeyanthi.

Aval Dates Payasam

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 15 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Sweet | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
Aval/Rice flakes/Poha - 1/4 cup
Seedless Dates - 10 to 12
Cashew(broken) - 1 tsp
Raisins - 5
Milk - 1/2 cup
Cardamom - 2
Ghee - 1/2 tsp

Procedure
First chop the dates into small pieces and measure the aval,keep everything ready.Heat a kadai with ghee.Add the cashews & raisins and roast till cashews becomes slightly brown and raisins puff up well. Remove it from the kadai and then add the aval in the same kadai.Roast the aval till it becomes crispy and remove it on the plate. Then add the chopped dates in the same kadai.Add 1/2 cup of water and cover cook the dates till it turns mushy and then add the crushed cardamom into it.Now add the aval into the cooked dates and allow the aval to cook.In the mean time, heat the milk in another sauce pan and add into the Aval mixture.Finally add the roasted cashews & raisins and switch off the flame.Tasty Aval Dates Payasam is ready to offer to Lord Krishna.
Notes:
  • Depends on Aval thickness, cooking time varies,so keep an eye on while cooking the Aval.
  • Adjust the dates quantity according to your sweet preference.
  • This payasam is in spoonable consistency, if you want drinking consistency, add more milk.
  • If you want smooth consistency, after cooked the dates, let it cool and grind it smooth and proceed as usual.

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