Rava Payasam or Sooji Kheer is a simple and yummy payasam as it uses just simple ingredients readily available in most of the households.
Author: sharmila kingsly
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Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml
Rava / Sooji – 4 tbsp
Milk – 2 cups
Sugar – ½ cup + ½ cupif needed
Ghee – 1 tbsp
Cashew nuts – 7
Raisins – 7
Rose essence – ¼ tspOptional
In a pan add in ghee once it heats up add the cashew nuts and raisins, roast till the cashew nuts turn brown and the raisins plump up. Remove from the pan and set aside.
In a same pan add in the Rava and roast it till it becomes grainy in a very low flame and set aside.
In a sauce pan add in the Milk and bring it to boil. Next add in the Rava and mix well. It may appear watery at till stage but never mind the rava increases in volume as it gets cooked.
Next add in the sugar and rose water (if using) and mix well. Once the rava is cooked and the kheer becomes thick .Switch off the fame and add in the ghee roasted cashew nuts and raisins. Add in ½ cup hot milk if the kheer appears very thick.
· Makes a great after meal dessert.
· The kheer gets thicker with time so switch off when its slightly watery.
· Sugar can be replaced with Condensed Milk.