Dates Ball Payasam

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Ingredients for Dates Ball Payasam:

1. Roasted ragi flour – 3 cups

    Dates paste – 2 cups

2. Coconut milk – As per needed

3. Arrowroot powder – 3 cups

    Coconut – 1, scrapped

    Rice flakes – 1 cup

    Water – 6 cups

4. Cashews – 12, soaked in water and ground

    Condensed milk – 300 gm

5. Ghee – 6 big spoons + A little more

How to prepare Dates Ball Payasam?

1. Take ragi flour and ground dates paste in a bowl.

2. Manually mix them together.

3. Add sufficient coconut milk and make small balls from them.

4. Make a fine paste of ingredients no: 3 using a mixer.

5. Add 6 big spoons of ghee to a pan and fry the balls.

6. Add a little more ghee and add arrow root mixture.

7. Keep stirring and allow the contents to boil.

8. Add cashew paste and condensed milk.

9. When it boils well, add the fried balls and put off the flame.

10. Serve after payasam cools a little bit.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, September 1-14, 2019

Read a few more dates recipes here. Here is the page link. Click on the images in the gallery to read.

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