Archive for December 15th, 2013

ಸೀಮೆಅಕ್ಕಿ ಪಾಯಸ – Sabhudana Kheer

Yesterday being Dwadashi, I prepared ಸೀಮೆಅಕ್ಕಿ ಪಾಯಸ – Sabhudana Kheer. I never liked any sweet dish prepared with Milk when I was young. Never even tried eating it. So, this was the very first time I prepared ಸೀಮೆಅಕ್ಕಿ ಪಾಯಸ – Sabhudana Kheer and it was yummy and delicious. You can completely make it a vegan dish by using Almond Milk and any non-flavored oil.

You see three bowls since our daughter is home for Christmas break. However, she ate 1 spoon and said she didn’t like the ಸೀಮೆಅಕ್ಕಿ ಪಾಯಸ – Sabhudana Kheer. We finished her share also. 🙂

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup ಸೀಮೆಅಕ್ಕಿ – Sabhudana
  • 2 cups milk or almond milk
  • 1 and 1/2 cup Sugar
  • Dry fruits like Raising, Pistachios, Almonds, Cardamom
  • Finely ground cardamom seeds
  • 2 tsp Ghee or any non-flavored oil
  • 2-3 strands Kesari – Saffron soaked in warm milk

Method:

  • Wash and soak ಸೀಮೆಅಕ್ಕಿ – Sabhudana.
  • If you don’t have time, you can microwave the soaked ಸೀಮೆಅಕ್ಕಿ – Sabhudana for 2-3 minutes
  • Keep it aside for an hour so the ಸೀಮೆಅಕ್ಕಿ – Sabhudana is soft to the touch
  • If you wish, you can pressure cook the ಸೀಮೆಅಕ್ಕಿ – Sabhudana.
  • I cooked it on stove top with 2 cups of milk.
  • When the ಸೀಮೆಅಕ್ಕಿ – Sabhudana is soft, add sugar. Let it boil for 10-15 minutes
  • Add soaked saffron
  • Fry all the dry fruits in another pan and add to the cooked ಸೀಮೆಅಕ್ಕಿ – Sabhudana
  • Finally, add Finely ground cardamom seeds
  • Serve warm or cold.

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