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chakka varatti payasam
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Chakka varatti payasam

Chakka varatti payasam is a traditional Kerala Recipe.Chakka varatti is usually prepared when the Jackfruit season is there. At the season chakka varatti is prepared in bulk in bulk and stored.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 254kcal
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • Kadai


  • 1 cup Chakka varattiyathu
  • ½ cup Thick coconut milk / 1st Coconut Milk
  • 1 cup 2nd Coconut Milk
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 10 pieces Cashew nuts
  • 10 pieces Coconut pieces
  • 2 Cardamom pods ½ tsp if using cardamom powder


  • In a kadai mix the chakka varatti and start heating in a low flame.
  • Add the 2nd coconut milk and mix well such that the chakka varatti is fully combined with the coconut milk as you heat the chakka varatti becomes light and melts.
  • Mix well and keep cooking for 5 mins. The payasam starts to thick. Add in the cardamom powder or crushed cardamom pods.
  • Give a good mix and cook for another 2 mins. Finally add in the thick coconut milk and switch off the flame. Give a good mix .
  • Heat another pan with 1 tbsp of ghee. once its hot add in the cashew nuts and coconut pieces.
  • Fry until its golden and add it to the kheer along with the ghee. Give a good mix .
  • Chakka Varatti Pradaman is now ready to serve.



Don’t cook after adding the thick coconut milk kheer will curdle.
The sweetness from the chakka varatti is sufficient for the kheer.
If you prefer more add in the Jaggery syrup.
Do not add cow's milk with the chakka varatti . It will curdle immediately and hence always use coconut milk.
If you feel mixing chakka varatti and coconut milk is difficult. You can also them to a blender, blend well, and then start to cook.


Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2.1g | Fat: 21.9g | Saturated Fat: 18.4g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 246mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2.8g | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword Chakka PRadhaman, Chakka Varatti Payasam, Jackfruit Kheer
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