Give a fruity twist to classy Kerala payasam this Onam

Give a fruity twist to classy Kerala payasam this Onam

Different from the slew of payasams that greet you for Onam, the fruit payasam becomes the best dessert after the Onasadhya. This payasam is a sweet mixture of fruits and dry fruits and can be prepared in just 15 minutes.


2 tbsp sugar

1 litre milk

4 tbsp milk powder

1/2 tin condensed milk

1 small packet sago pearls palm (chowari)

Ghee as needed

Sugar as needed

A pinch of cardamom


1/2 pineapple, sliced into small pieces

1 pomegranate

1 banana (nenthran), sliced

1 apple, sliced

Dry fruits

15 cashew nuts

15 raisins

15 pistas/badams


In a wok, pour water and add sugar

Add the sliced fruits in it

Boil the mixture

Once it is boiled, let it cool

In another bowl, add milk, milk powder, condensed milk and 1/2 cup water

Boil it well until it thickens

Add cooked sago pearls palm (chowari) and mix well

Once it is properly boiled, add half of the dry fruits in it

Add enough sugar

Add cardamom powder and let it cool

Roast the rest of the dry fruits with ghee and add it to the above mixture

Also add the cooked fruits in it

Your fruit payasam is ready

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