Skip to main content



Njavara Rice Pal Payasam

Njavara is a medicinal rice consumed as a porridge by adding specific spices and eaten during their month of Karkkidagam / Aadi masam. ....If you don't like the porridge form. can have sweet diet version .....

Step 1
Njavara Rice - 1 cup
Water - 4 cup
Milk - 1 cup

Step 2

Milk - 2 cup
Sugar - 5 to 6 tbsp
Cardamom - 6  (seed and skin)


Cook the ingredients in step 1 in a pressure cooker for 5 whistle. When the pressure is gone, open the cooker and add milk and sugar and keep stirring until you get a consistency as seen in the second picture. Add powdered cardamom and serve hot, warm or cold. By the time i had finished taking the picture, the payasam was cold and jelly like and could be had in one go. Get back to me if you have any doubt.

For other payasam recipes the links are

Ambalapuzha Pal Payasam | Rice Pudding - Pressure Cooker MethodParippu Payasam without Coconut Milk- Easy Sadya RecipeSimple Flavourful Semiya Payasam (without condensed milk)Saffron Sago Badami…

Latest Posts

Gobi Musallam - easy everyday recipe

Mampazha Pulissery

Raw Papaya Salad

Kerala Banana Chips - Onam Special Recipe

Prawn Fry - Kochi style

Spicy Chilly Stand Up Kuzhalappam - Easy Recipe

Royal Red Chilly Chicken Curry | a recipe adapted from Rajasthani 'Lal Maas'

Prawn & Chicken Paella - A great alternative to Biryani

Parippu Payasam without Coconut Milk | Easy Payasam Recipe for Vishu | Easy Sadya Recipes

Prawn Moilee | Kerala Prawn Stew | Chemmeen Ishtew