Chakka pradhaman: Give a jackfruit twist to the classic sarkkara payasam


Give a yummy makeover to your Vishu sadya payasam by giving it a jackfruit twist. Ditch palada and go for sliced jackfruit arils to make the jaggery payasam and surprise your guests.


Sliced jackfruit arils



Jaggery syrup

Thin coconut milk

Thick coconut milk

Soaked sago pearls

Powdered dry ginger,cardamom and cumin seeds

Raisins and cashew nuts


Boil half litre of water

Add sliced jackfruit arils to the boiling water

Once the jackfruit is cooked, pour 1 tsp ghee and mix well

Add jaggery syrup and stir well

Add thin coconut milk to the mixture followed by soaked sago pearls

Stir thoroughly

Add the powdered spices (dry ginger cardamom and cumin seeds) to thick coconut milk

Add this mixture to the pradhaman

Turn of the flame before it boils

Heat ghee in a pan

Saute raisins and cashew nuts

Add the fried raisins and cashew nuts to the pradhaman

Garnish with nuts and dry fruits before serving  

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