Dec 8, 2011

Rawa Payasam / Sooji Kheer – Karthigai Deepam Special Recipes

Hai Karthigai Deepam Friends.. Hope everyone is enjoying a bright colourful festival.  We made pidi kolukattai, panchamirtham and appam for karthigai deepam. Just finished doing all poojas. I will give you the recipes of above patchanam’s soon..

I was planning to post some recipes for karthigai deepam, but I couldn’t find time to make it in advance. So here I am with a wonderful payasam recipe for you. This is a yummy desert to have after a meal or for parties. A rich desert that is very simple to make..

So here you go to the step by step recipe with pictures..


Rawa  / Sooji / Semolina – ½ cup / 100 gms

Milk – 1 litre

Sugar – 200 gms

Condensed Milk / Milkmaid – 3 tblspn

Cardamom – 5 crushed

Cashews - 2 tblspn

Raisans – 2 tblspn

Ghee – 3 tblspn


Heat ghee in a kadai.. Add cashews and raisans in it and fry till golden. Remove this and set aside.

Now in the remaining ghee add rawa and fry for 3 mins till nice aroma comes out.

Pour milk in this and mix constantly so that no lumps are formed.

Now bring this to a boil and cook for 10-15 mins.Add crushed cardamom and mix well.

Now add in sugar and condensed milk and mix well. Cook this for 5 mins.

Add in fried cashews and raisans and mix well.

Serve and enjoy.

Take all your ingrediants
fry cashews and raisans in ghee
till it turns golden
remove and set aside
in the remaining ghee
add sooji
and fry till light golden
add milk in this
and mix well
add cardamom in
and cook well
it will get thicker as it can add some more milk and adjust the consistency
now add sugar in this
and mix well
add milkmaid in this
and mix again
add the roasted nuts back in
give it a mix
and serve


  1. Thanks a lot for sharing this wonderful recipe of Kheer with so many delicious additives.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  2. Nice one Aarthi ..and great work on presentation!

  3. When we lived in New Delhi kheer was my favorite dessert. Yours is a pure delight, I will try making it. Best regards from Rome, Italy.

  4. I love Rava kheer.. its just Moms comfort food for me.
    Love Ash.

  5. Looks yummy and awesome. would luv to have it

  6. Looks tasty & easy to prepare. You've got real patience to explain the recipes n theses many steps !! Hats off :)

  7. Thank you for sharing! Looks delicious!

  8. looks divine!!!
    absolute wonderful payasam...

  9. Happy Karthigai Deepam! Delicious recipe - thanks for sharing!

  10. Super delicious payasam,love sweetened condensed milk in my payasams too..

  11. I love this too and what a great presentation !!! :)

  12. hey aarthi even i made rava payasam for my sons bday was so filling and yummy

  13. Wow lovely the background saree too :-)

  14. Looks yummy dear and hope u have a wonderful deepam at ur place..

  15. Rawa payasam looks yummy and awesome.

  16. wow Aarthi super easy payasam should try soon.looks beautiful.btw im from nagercoil too! :) nice to have met thru blogging :D

  17. Never tried this payasam so far, should try it,loving it!

  18. One can never go wrong with this stepwise,, lovely payasam aarti..

    you had visited my space i hope and me too long back itself,, thanks a bunch for following me girl! loving your homely recipes!

    pls let me know the curry and the link you have in the header..its looks yummyo yummy :)

  19. Lovely presentation this looks so yummy:)

  20. Never heard of Sooji new n fresh! :)

  21. This looks so creamy and yummy. I love the authentic bowls you have used.

  22. This post is absolutely fetish-worthy and I've been inspired to include it in my Friday Food Fetish blog. If you have any objections, please let me know

  23. @javelin thanks for your comment...Yes you could use it but please let me know as soon as you are done with it..


  24. Bharathy ..Thanks for your comment..The recipe in the header is Chicken Tikka Masala..Here is the link..

  25. Looks yummy.😜 pan and stow bit dirt

  26. Used full cream and a bit extra sugar as i didn't have condensed milk handy. It still came out beautiful. Thanks for an awesome easy recipe. You are a star aarthi.
    Blessings Jay


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