Apricot Payasam

Ingredients for Apricot Payasam:

1. Rice (cooked well) – ½ cup

2. Apricot – ½ cup

3. Apricot broken – 2 tablespoons

4. Sugar – ½ cup

5. Cardamom powder – ½ tsp

6. Saffron – ½ tsp

7. Milk – 2 cups

8. Almonds and pista broken – 2 teaspoons

How to prepare Apricot Payasam?

1. Soak ½ cups of apricot in hot water for 4 or 5 hours.

2. Remove the seeds and make a fine paste.

3. Heat milk in a pan and add rice, sugar, almonds, pista, saffron and cardamom.

4. Boil the contents in low flame for 5-8 minutes.

5. Add both apricot paste and broken and mix the contents well.

6. Cook in low flame for 5 minutes.

7. Take off from flame and decorate using a few almonds and pista.

Courtesy: Grihalakshmi August 16-31, 2017

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