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Aval Payasam | Poha Kheer

Aval Payasam or Poha Kheer is an easy delicious kheer prepared with Poha milk and Sugar.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 251kcal
Author: sharmila kingsly


  • ½ cup Aval | Poha
  • 2.5 cups Full fat Milk
  • Cardamom Powder a generous pinch
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 8 Cashew nuts
  • 5 Raisins
  • Saffron Few Strands


  • In a Pan add in the ghee once it melts add in the cashew nuts and raisins roast till the raisins plump up[ and cashew nuts turn golden brown. Remove them from the pan and set it aside.
  • In the same pan now add in the Aval /Poha and roast till they turn crisp .Once they turn crisp remove from the pan and set it aside till use.
  • Bring the Milk to boil. Once the milk comes to a boil reduce the flame and let it reduce a little and becomes creamy.
  • Next add in the roasted Poha. And allow it to cook till the Poha is fully done.
  • Add in the Cardamom Powder and Sugar and mix well and it reaches the Payasam consistency and finally add in the roasted nuts and Saffron and switch off the flame .Serve Poha Payasam as a Dessert.


  • Condensed milk can also be used to increase the richness of the Payasam.
  •  Serve as an after meal dessert.
  •  You can skip Saffron if you don’t prepfer. But it definitely makes the Kheer rich.


Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 56.2g | Protein: 1.6g | Fat: 4.2g | Saturated Fat: 2.1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 44.2g | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword Aval Payasam, Poha Kheer
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