Friday, April 8, 2016

Poori Payasam


To make poori
Wheat flour - 1/2 cup ( I used measuring cup)
Salt a pinch
Water as required to make soft dough
Oil for frying poori

To make Payasam
Poori -  3 or 4
Milk - 2 cups (I used measuring cup)
Sugar - as required
Ghee -1tbs
Cardamom - 3 nos
Saffron - a pinch (optional)
Nuts  - few

Mix wheat flour, salt and water and knead nicely to make soft dough. Cover the dough for 15 to 20 minutes. Divide the dough into small portions, flatten it with  rolling pin and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan on medium flame, when its hot enough start making poori. Allow it cool and cut them into small pieces and keep aside.

Take a heavy bottomed vessel add milk, cardamom and sugar and boil on medium  heat  until the milk reduces to half the quantity. If you want you can add saffron at this stage.  Meanwhile, fry the nuts in ghee and keep it ready.   Now, add the cut poori into the milk and mix well. Finally add the fried nuts  and remove from heat.

Allow it to cool and serve. If you want you can refrigerate and serve chilled, it tastes better.