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February 8, 2008

Carrot-almond Payasam

This rich, smooth and nutty payasam is sure to satisfy your taste buds. This is my own recipe.
Measurements are eyeballed and approximate.

Ingredients:
Carrots - about 4-5
Nuts - almonds(about 15), cashew(about 15), pista(optional)
Dates(optional) - 5-6
Elaichi - 1/2 tsp
Saffron - 1/4 tsp
Condensed milk - 1/2 tin(depends on how sweet you want the kheer to be)
Evaporated milk(optional) - 1/2 tin
Regular 2% milk - 4 glasses

Method:
Pressure cook carrots.
Soak almonds and cashews in hot water. When cool, remove the skin of almonds.
Grind carrots, cashews, almonds, pista, dates, saffron with very little milk(2 tablespoons) to a smooth paste.
Boil milk and set aside.
Add the ground paste to milk.
Add condensed milk and evaporated milk.
Add elaichi.
Have it hot or chilled.

1 comment:

  1. Lovely recipes n good presentation. Keep it goin!

    - yamuna

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