24 June, 2012

Carrot and Cashewnut Payasam

Another Day for Blogging Marathon ,for the Week 4. For the Second week I have chosen the theme ,  "Indian Sweets -Payasam/Halwa " . In Function or any Occasions   South Indian Meals will ends up with Payasam only.Actualy I does only common Payasam like Semiya Paysam,Parupu Payasam  … For BM ,am experimenting  some more flavorful Payasam from some well known site. This one I got it from “Tarlaldalal” .I posted Carrot Paysam Earlier, but adding cashew paste’s gives excellent taste.Do try it out and enjoy, Healthy Treat for Kids and us as well.Let go to recipes now,


  1. Milk-2cups
  2. Grated Carrot-1/2 cup
  3. Cashewnuts-1/4 cup
  4. Sugar-1/4 +Little more for taste
  5. Ghee -1 tablespoon
  6. Cardammom Powder – 1 teaspoon
  7. Pista  -For Garnish

1.Keep heavey bottom pan,add in 2 cups milk.Bring to boil and simmer to become ¾ th Quandity.
2.In a different pan,add ghee  add in grated carrots and saut√© it on medium flame,till it cooks.Allow to cool.
3.Drain the milk from cashew nuts, add nuts and carrot in blender .Grind in to course paste,use the drained milk for grinding.
4.Add the ground  paste and sugar in to the boiled milk and simmer for 10 mns, stir continuously.
5.Add cardamom powder ,mix well.
6.Cool Completely and refrigerate for 2 hrs.
7.Add some roasted chopped Pistas on top and serve.

Linking the recipe to Sangee's "Show Me Your Hits" ~ Carrot & Beets happening at "Tomato Blues"  ,Julie's EP Series ~Cardamom and Basil happening at "Cook EZEE" and Srivalli's Kid's Delight happening at Cooks Joy.


Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#17


  1. Ohhhhh!!! so tempting!!!! Love that Creamy, Rich texture!!!!!Feel like grabbing it straight from the picture!!!! :)

  2. Very yummy and flavorful one.

  3. wow..very delicious n yummy healthy payasam,love to have it!!

    Ongoing Events at(Erivum Puliyum)-
    1. The Kerala Kitchen(June'12)

    2.EP Series-Basil OR Cardamom

  4. Payasam looks colorful and inviting. Thx for linking.

    Event: Kid's Delight

  5. This is one of my fav payasams ever! lovely presentation!

  6. such a healthy one with inviting color

  7. lovely attractive Payasam..looks real cool..surely need to try this one!

  8. love the payasam... ur pics are making me the drooool ! esp the first one, Prabha ! awesome :)

    Sizzling Tastebuds
    Event : Healthy Diet - Sandwiches

  9. payasam sounds very delicious, rich n creamy...looks very colorful n inviting!!
    Thanks for linking it to HITS series!!
    Spicy Treats

  10. payasam looking delicious....healthy payasam too :)

  11. Nice and delicious payasam looks creamy and tempting...nice clicks.

  12. Beautiful colour!..great presentation Prabha..

  13. Nice Prabha. I love this payasam my favorite. The pictures are looking so tempting and delicious. Awesome job!!!

  14. Looks very inviting. The snaps are so nice...

  15. Super nutty and rich looking payasam..inviting.

  16. Prabha the paysam looks creamy and rich.

  17. Gorgeous color and lovely clicks :)

  18. looks so appetizing, want to have one right now

  19. looks really healthy and delicious!

  20. So yummy and creamy payasam, looks super tempting :) Nice click n presentation. Thanks a lot for linking it to EP Series. New to ur space and following you...


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