Sunday, April 15, 2012

GOTHAMBU PAYASAM / Broken Wheat Kheer - Happy Vishu !!!

This Vishu Special, Gothambu payasam is made from broken wheat cooked in thick jaggery syrup and coconut milk. It is garnished with golden fried cashews and raisins.

Gothambu Payasam

Directions for Gothambu Pradhaman / Broken Wheat payasam Recipe:

Broken wheat : 1Cup
Jaggery : 10 medium blocks, 188gms
Coconut Milk : 1st, 2nd and 3rd extract from 1 coconut
Water : 1Cup
Cumin Powder : 1/2tsp
Cardamom Powder : 1tsp
Dried ginger Powder : 1/4tsp
Ghee : 1tbsp + 1tbsp
Coconut slices : 1/4Cup or cashews : 10 & Raisins : 10

Gothambu Payasam

Method : 

1. Clean and pressure cook broken wheat with 1/2cup to 3/4Cup water and third extract of the coconut (thin coconut milk11/2Cup) for 1whistle and keep aside for 5minutes.

2. Make jaggery syrup with 1cup water. Strain and mix this with cooked broken wheat. Add 1tbsp ghee and keep stirring till it starts to stick to the bottom of vessel. 

3. At this stage add the second extract of coconut milk and combine slowly. When it boils and starts to become thick, add the first extract of coconut milk and cook on low flame for 1-2 minutes. 

4. Add the cardamom powder, cumin powder and dry ginger powder and combine well. Turn off the flame.

4. Heat ghee and golden fry coconut slices or cashews and raisins. Add this along with the ghee to the hot Kerala godhambu payasam / lapsi kheer / Dalia Kheer and combine well.

Gothambu Payasam


  1. Payasam looks simply yummy. Just drooling over it.

  2. They are looking so good and you have prepared it so well.

  3. looks so gorgeous! love the pics!....yummy!

  4. Vishu wishes to u too... Yummy payasam for the day

  5. Vishu okke adipoli aayirunoo..yummy payasam..

  6. ninnodu njan penakkava ....payasam nannayitundu .

  7. Yummy and creamy payasam !! First click is very nice.

  8. Dropped by to say that I really liked the first picture & realised that it has already been said!

  9. I dont mind inviting myself to ur place to enjoy this yummy payasam..Belated vishu wishes..

  10. wow yummy payasam,luks divine...