Celebrating Baba’s 95th birthday offered Aval paysam for neivedyam.
Aval — 1 cup ( 4 tablespoons)
Jaggery — 1 1/4 cup ( 6 tablespoons)
Milk —- 1/2 liter
Ghee — 2 tsp
Cashews & pistachios — 2 tsp
Heat ghee in a pan, add the dry-fruits and fry them till they change color . Now add the aval and fry for a minute or till they turn little crisp. Lower the flame and slowly add the milk, stir and allow the aval to cook. Meanwhile add 3/4 glass of water to the jaggery and heat and allow it to boil for 4-5 minutes ,put of the heat. Once the aval is cooked use a strainer and add the the jaggery, stir and immediately put off the heat. ( don’t boil ,there are chances of curdling of milk.) Payasam ready.