Millet Kheer / Millet Payasam

Next in the series of Super grains is Millet/Thinnai Payasam.
Super easy and healthy dessert too.
It is vey flavorful and can be made using almond milk or coconut milk also


Millets/ Thinnai - 1 cup
Coconut milk - 1 cup
Jaggery water - 2 cups
Cashews and raisins - for garnish
Ghee - 1 cup


Fry the super grain for a couple of minutes in ghee.
Pour milk or water in it and let is boil till the millet is cooked completely
Let this mixture cool
In the meanwhile, powder jiggery and mix well in limited water
Let it dissolve completely.
Strain the jiggery syrup and pour it on the cooked millet mixture.
Let this boil at a very low flame.
Add almond milk or Coconut milk or normal milk to this mixture
Now , be very careful not to let it boil.
It should cook in low flame, until it reaches a Kheer consistency
In another pan, heat ghee and fry raisins first followed by cashews
Fry them till golden brown and add it to the Kheer
This can be served warm or chilled.


Varada's Kitchen said...

Very rich kheer. The jaggery water lends a nice color.

annuswamy said...

Mouth watering kheer and healthy too...

Srividhya said...

Millet kheer sounds awesome. Great substitute for semiya or rice

Priya Suresh said...

Just cant resist to this kheer, addition of jaggery makes this kheer more interesting.

Suma Gandlur said...

The coconut milk - jaggery combo adds a nice flavor to any kheer.

Harini R said...

Love jaggery based kheers.

Pavani said...

Rich and nutritious kheer.

Padmajha said...

Nice kheer Kamalika.Coconut milk/ almond milk will lend an excellent taste to the dish!

Srivalli said...

Very good option to use millets kamalika

Sowmya :) said...

That's a nice way to have millets...a must try

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