Aval Payasam/ Poha keer is a quick and easy to make indian dessert, which is traditionaly made during gokulashtami and for Akshaya Tritiya.

  • Aval or poha (slightly thick variety) -1/2 cup
  • Milk – 1 litre
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Water – 1cup
  • Ghee – 1 tablespoon
  • Broken cashew – 2 tablespoon
  • Cardamom pdr – 1 teaspoon
  1. Boil milk and keep ready.
  2. Heat ghee in a vessel and fry aval for 3-4 mts on a medium flame.
  3. Add cashew and fry for 2 mts more.
  4. Add 1 cup of water.
  5. Boil on medium heat till aval is completely cooked.
  6. Add milk and boil on a medium flame for some more time till you get the desired consistency.
  7. Lower the flame, add sugar and cardamom powder.
  8. Do not boil.
  9. Simmer for a few minutes and remove.
  10. This is an easy sweet for beginners to try first.
  11. With jaggery:
  12. Dissolve jaggery in very little water, strain and keep ready.
  13. After boiling with milk, add cardamom powder and remove from flame.
  14. Add jaggery syrup and stir continuously for some time to prevent chances of curdling.