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Rice Jaggery Payasam


Rice: 1cup
Jaggery: 2 cups
Grated coconut: 1/2 cup
Ghee: 2 tbsp
Cardamom powder: 1 tsp
Cashew nuts ( splits ): 1 tbsp
Raisins: 1 tbsp


Wash the rice and cook well in a pressure cooker.
Dissolve the jaggery in one cup of water and strain it.

Heat ghee in a pan. Add cashew nuts and kismis / raisins. Fry for 2 minutes. Remove from the ghee and keep aside. Add melted jaggery and saute on a low heat for 3 - 4 minutes or till you get a nice aroma of jaggery and ghee. Add cooked rice. Mix well. Add grated coconut and mix well.Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes. Stir occasionally. Finally, sprinkle cardamom powder. Add cashewnuts and raisins. Mix well. Serve warm or cold.

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