Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Shavige-gasagase payasa

This is a classic recipe which I learnt from my mother in law..Its a rare and tasty combination of vermicelli & poppy seeds with a unique mouth tingling taste..

For all the Payasa lovers who are looking for a refreshing change with shavige.. this is a rewarding change.

Ingredients :
shavige(vermicelli) - 1 cup
Gasagase(poppyseeds) - 2tbsp
Ghee-2 tbsp
Cardamom - 4 (peeled and powdered)
Dry fruits - 2tbsp
Jaggery -- 1cup (if brown sugar used, use 1.5 cup)
Milk - half cup (optional)
Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup

1) Fry vermicelli in a tbsp of ghee on a medium flame till golden brown..
2) In the same pan, fry the poppyseeds till the raw smell goes away.
3) Grind the poppy seeds with coconut and cardomom into a watery paste.
4) Take another pan, add 1/2 cup water and boil the vermicille, when almost done, add jaggery and boil for a few more minutes till the jaggery melts.
5) Now add the poppy seeds paste in this pan and mix everything. Based on the consistency water could be added or milk could be added.
6) for more richer taste coconut milk can be added too.
7)Fry all the dry fruits and nuts in the left over ghee and garnish the payasa.This can be served warm or cold..


Anonymous said...

I love this recipe

Thanks for sharing..

சித்ரா said...

hi,paru, உங்கள் ரெசிபிஸ் பார்த்தேன், சூப்பர். மேலும் தொடர வாழ்த்துக்கள்.