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Palada Payasam
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Palada Payasam | Palada Pradhaman

Palada Payasam or Palada Pradhaman is a popular Onam Sadhya dessert .It is prepared with Rice Flakes or Ada. It comes in various Sizes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Kerala
Servings: 3
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • Rice Ada – ¼ cup
  • Sugar – ⅓ cup
  • Milk – 2 cups
  • Cardamom powder – ¼ tsp
  • Ghee – ½ tbsp
  • Cashew nuts – 6-7


  • Wash and clean the Rice ada, drain the water and set it aside.
  • Start boiling the milk, once the milk comes to a boil simmer it for 5 mins and then add in the washed Rice Ada.
  • Cook till the Rice Ada is fully done. Next add in the Sugar. Let it dissolve completely.
  • Now add in the Cardamom Powder and mix well. Switch off the flame
  • Meanwhile heat ghee in a pan add in the Cashewnuts and roast it till golden brown and add it to the Payasam. Serve hot or chilled


· The Payasam gets thicker by time .So add more milk if required.
· Add Condensed milk and skip sugar if you prefer a creamier version.
· Add in Raisins also if you prefer.
Keyword Palada Payasam, Palada Pradhaman
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