Pal Ada Payasam

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  1. Ada-  100grams
  2. Ghee – 3 tsp
  3. Water – 4 cups( 1 ltr)
  4. Milk – 4 cups( 1 ltr)
  5. Sugar – 1 1/2cup( 200 gms or to taste)
  6. Cardamom powder (1/2 tsp ( Optional)
  7. Butter- 1 table spoon
  8. Salt – 1 pinch



  1. Soak 100 gms ada in hot boiling water for 40 minutes. Raise it with cold water to remove the stickiness, drain


  1. Add ghee and boil water in a thick bottom vessel. When water starts boiling, add milk.



  1. Add 1/2 cup sugar and cook over medium heat, stirring continuously until it comes to a boil.



  1. Reduce the flame to medium low and cook till the volume of milk is reduced to half its quantity and changes it colour from white light yellow colour.



  1. Add the ada and cook for about 10 to 15  minutes over medium low flame or until you see ada-flakes on the surface of the payasam. Now add the remaining sugar and mix well. Cook for another 10-15 minutes or until the payasam turns slightly thick and a light pink colour is attained. Add 1 table spoon of butter and the cardamom powder (Optional). Switch off the stove and Cover the payasam and keep it for some time and serve it for sadhya and enjoy.

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