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Pal payasam


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  • semiya 1 cup
  • sugar1 and half cup
  • ghee 1/4 cup
  • water 1 cup
  • milk 2 cups
  • elachi 1 spoon


Servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Dry roast semiya till golden brown.

Step 2

Bring water to boil and add roasted semiya. Cook till it becomes soft.

Step 3

Add milk. When it comes to a boil, add sugar.

Step 4

Add ghee and elachi. Mix well and serve.


Instead of semiya, sago, aval or rawa can be used to make different payasams. Another half cup sugar should be added for these.

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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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