Aval Payasam / Rice Flakes Payasam


4 cups / 1 litre milk
3/4 -1 cup sugar
1 cup aval / rice flakes
1 1/2 – 2 tbsp ghee
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
few cashew nuts


  1. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a thick bottomed pan and fry the cashew nuts till golden brown and keep it aside.
  2. In the same pan, add the remaining ghee and roast the aval / rice flakes till light brown.
  3. Add the milk and boil in medium flame till aval becomes soft and cooked, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add sugar and simmer until it reaches desired consistency. 
  5. Add cardamom powder, mix well and switch off the flame.
  6. Garnish with fried cashew nuts and serve hot or chilled…


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