Fruit Payasam
Fruit Payasam is delicious kheer from the Chettinad region of South India. The kheer is creamy, fruity and enriched with nuts.
Prep Time
10Minutes
Cook Time
30Minutes
Prep Time
10Minutes
Cook Time
30Minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Soak the almonds for 4-5 hours, I prefer to soak them overnight.
  2. Peel the almonds, wash and grind to a smooth paste.
  3. Keep aside.
  4. Peel and chop all fruits, add a tsp of honey and place them to chill in the refrigerator while we cook the payasam.
  5. Place milk to boil, let it boil for 4-5 minutes.
  6. Simmer the flame and add the almond paste, stirring constantly.
  7. Cook on slow flame till the milk has reduced to 3/4 in quantity.
  8. Make sure that it is stirred at regular intervals.
  9. After the milk has reduced add sugar and cardamom powder.
  10. Cook further till the milk is reduced to 1/2 the quantity.
  11. Switch off the flame and let the milk come to room temperature.
  12. Place the milk to chill.
  13. Add the chipped, chilled fruits to the chilled milk and serve immediately.
Recipe Notes