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Nai Payasam  Recipe

Cooked rice cooked with plenty of ghee, jaggery and flavoured with ghee fried coconut pieces.

This recipe is contributed by Member shobhana vijay.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 6

Nai Payasam

Main Ingredients

Rice, Ghee





Level Of Cooking



  • Rice raw
    1 cup
  • Ghee
    1 1/2 cups
  • Coconuts chopped
    4 teaspoon
  • Jaggery (gur)
    4 cups
  • Sugar
    1 tablespoon


Step 1

Cook rice in the pressure cooker for one whistle on high heat.

Step 2

Reduce heat and further cook for five minutes.

Step 3

Fry the coconut pieces in two teaspoons of ghee and set aside.

Step 4

Take jaggery in a pan and add water just enough to submerge it.

Step 5

Cook on medium heat till all the jaggery melts. Strain the syrup through a sieve to remove dirt.

Step 6

Pour back the jaggery syrup into another pan.

Step 7

Add four teaspoons of ghee and let it cook for few minutes.

Step 8

Add one cup ghee, little by little, every three minutes till the syrup forms a two string consistency.

Step 9

Add the cooked rice and keep stirring and also keep adding the remaining ghee, little by little, till it gets over.

Step 10

The payasam should have a thick pouring consistency.

Step 11

Add the fried coconut pieces and stir. Serve warm.

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