Javvarisi Paayasam

Traditional sweet made on auspicious occasions. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Javvarisi Paayasam
Main Ingredients Sago, Milk
Cuisine Tamil Nadu
Course Desserts
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Javvarisi Paayasam

  • 1 cup Sago soaked
  • 2 1/2 cups Milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons Pure ghee
  • 6-8 Cashewnuts
  • 4 Strawberries


  1. Boil milk, green cardamom powder and sugar in a deep non-stick pan. While the sugar dissolves and the milk comes to a boil, boil the sabudana with water in another non-stick pan.
  2. Drain and set aside. When the milk boils, add condensed milk and mix. Add the boiled sabudana and mix well. Cook on low heat for 3-4 minutes. Heat ghee in a small pan. Break the cashewnuts and add and sauté till golden. Add this to the sabudana mixture and mix.
  3. Put 2 tbsps sugar in a small pan and cook, stirring, till the sugar dissolves and caramalises.
  4. Remove the pan from heat, add 2 tbsps water and mix well. Let it come to a boil and then add it to the kheer.
  5. Mix well. Cook till the kheer thickens. You can serve the kheer hot or at room temperature or chill and serve. Decorate with strawberry fans and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1709
Carbohydrates 258.3
Protein 26
Fat 63.5
Other Fiber Riboflavin- 1.1mg