Sunday, 15 September 2013

Sweet Corn Payasam / Sweet Corn Kheer

Wishing You All A Happy Onam.........." Onashamsakal"

Onam is a harvest festival of the state of Kerala which is celebrated with great joy by people of all communities.

Here is a fresh, creamy & an innovative 'Sweet Corn Payasam" for this special occassion!



 Ingredients:

Sweet corn kernels fresh / frozen - 1 cup
Jaggery - 
¾ cup
Full cream milk - 1 cup
Coconut milk - 1 cup
Cardamom - 1 tsp
Raisins - 10 pices
Cashew nut - 10 to 15 pieces (broken)
Coconut pieces - 1 tbsp (cut into small pieces)
Ghee - 1 to 2 tbsp


Directions:

Place the sweet corn kernels in a microwave safe bowl adding very little water and cook for 3 minutes. Allow to cool, grind and filter; keep aside.

(Filter the grounded sweet corn using a strainer if you don't want corn skin in the payasam)

Roast the cashews, raisins and coconut pieces one by one separately using ghee in a pan and keep aside (reserve some for garnishing). 

Mix jaggery and little water in a pan. Boil till the jaggery melts and filter to remove impurities if any. 

Heat ghee in a pan; add the sweet corn puree and saute for nearly 5 minutes in a medium flame.

Then add filtered jaggery and continue to stir till the mixture slightly thickens.

Add the full cream milk; mix and allow to cook in a low flame for another 10 minutes.

Finally add the coconut milk and cardamom powder; allow to cook for a minute.

And add the fried coconut pieces, cashews and raisins.

Garnish with cashews before serving.

Serve hot or cold to suit your taste (both tastes good).





Note:

Do not boil after adding coconut milk, it tends to curdle.

You may increase or decrease the amount of jaggery to suit your taste.

16 comments:

  1. Wow payasam with sweet corn is indeed new Poornima,looks great,Happy Onam to you :)

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  2. Lovely corn payasam :)
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  3. Very healthy and lovely payasam dear, A very Happy Onam to you...

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  4. modern version of payasam...great poornima

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  5. yummy payasam... perfect for onam..

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  6. Payasam looks so good. Nice way to use sweet corn. Will try soon. First time here. Happy to follow u.

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  7. Such a droolworthy payasam, very creative.

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  8. I Love it!! Never made them yet, but would love to someday! Thanks for a great recipe! xxoo

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  9. Happy Onam... what a coincidence I have made it almost same way and will be posting it soon..

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  10. Interesting!!!!!!
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  11. I love corn, it makes me remember childhood, it looks very good, hope someday I'll be eating them.

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