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Aval Payasam

Traditional South Indian Milk Pudding made with flattened rice flakes, sugar, cardamom and dry fruits.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time37 mins
Total Time42 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Keyword: Aval, Paysam
Servings: 4
Calories: 484kcal


  • 1 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1 cup aval/poha/ flattened rice flake
  • 15   Raisins
  • 15 cashews
  • 2 cup  water
  • 2 1/4 cup  Milk I used 2 %
  • 7 oz  sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 no  Cardamom


  • In a heavy-bottomed pot, heat ghee and roast cashews until it becomes  golden  brown color and raisins becomes plump up and set aside.
  • In the same pot  roast washed  aval or flatten rice flake for about 5 minutes or until it changes the color.
  • Then add water and cook for about another 5 minutes. To this add milk and boil for another 15 minutes.
  • Then add condensed milk and cook for another 5 minutes.  Finally add crushed cardamom and ghee roasted raisins and cashews. Switch off the flame.
  • Enjoy warm or cold.


Calories: 484kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 482mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 317mg | Iron: 1mg
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