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Rava Payasam | Sooji Kheer

Rava Payasam or Sooji Kheer is a simple and yummy payasam as it uses just simple ingredients readily available in most of the households.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • Rava / Sooji – 4 tbsp
  • Milk – 2 cups
  • Sugar – ½ cup + ½ cup if needed
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Cashew nuts – 7
  • Raisins – 7
  • Rose essence – ¼ tsp Optional


  • 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.
Keyword Rava Payasam, Sooji Kheer
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