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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Macaroni Payasam


 Hi friends...May the year 2013 bring love,peace,prosperity, good health and all good things in every ones life...
   Took a short break from blogging because we had gone to India (November end) and came back only a few days back.Thought to post from there too but.. being with family specially with my sisters and other relatives after a long, I was too busy...
    Coming to the recipe ,let me welcome the year 2013 with something sweet,a payasam.The main ingredient of this payasam is macaroni.

 Ingredients
1.Macaroni               200 gms (small size)
   Water                    3 cups
   Sugar                    1 1/2 tbsp 
2.Jaggery                 350 gms 
   Water                     1/2 cup
3. Ghee                 1 tbsp
4.Coconut milk        (use 1 big coconut to extract milk
                                three times)
  1st thick milk     1 cup
  2nd thin milk     2 cups
  3rd extraction    1 1/2 cup
5.Cardamom        4
   Sugar                1/2 tsp
(Powder this together and keep aside)

6.Ghee               2 tsp
   Cashew nuts     8-10 pieces
   Raisins              few(optional)

 Method of cooking
-Heat a vessel with 3 cups of water.When the water boils add macaroni and boil for 2 minutes,add 1 1/2 tbsp sugar.Cover it with a lid and off the flame.Keep this covered for 10 minutes.After 10 minutes strain the water and keep the macaroni aside.
-Add 1/2 cup water to jaggery,heat and melt it on medium flame.Stir well till the jaggery melts completely,strain this and keep aside.
-Heat ghee in a non-stick pan and add the macaroni along with the third coconut milk.Stir for sometime and add the jaggery syrup.
-Cook this for some time till everything mixes well. Now add the 2nd coconut milk and cook till this gets a little thick consistency stirring in between.
-Now add the cardamom powder and the 1st thick coconut milk, stir and off the flame.
-Heat ghee in a pan and fry the nuts and raisins.Add this to the payasam. 
-Serve after sometime.    

   

4 comments:

  1. You are really creative!! I've never thought in my dreams about a payasam using macaroni! I would love to taste this :)

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