Karikk Payasam (Tender Coconut Payasam)

Ingredients for Karikk Payasam (Tender Coconut Payasam):

1. Tender coconut (Karikk) – 4

2. Ghee – 2 big spoons

3. Sugar – 350 gm

    Coconut milk – 1 litre

4. Cashews and raisins fried in ghee – 50 gm each

5. Dried ginger powder – 1 small spoon

    Cardamom powder – ½ small spoon

How to prepare Karikk Payasam (Tender Coconut Payasam)?

1. Scratch tender coconut from coconut shell.

2. Grind half amount of tender coconut in a mixer.

3. Make small pieces of the remaining tender coconut.

4. Heat ghee and add grinded tender coconut to it. Sauté it for 2 minutes.

5. Add sugar and coconut milk to it and boil well.

6. Add tender coconut pieces to it and cook till your payasam thickens.

7. Add ingredients no: 4 and 5 to it, mix well and serve hot.

Archive: Vanitha Magazine, September 1-14, 2016

Also read: Karikk – Koovapodi Payasam

Also read a few more payasam and pradhaman recipes. Here is the page link. Click on the images in the gallery to read. 


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