The english word mango has originated from the tamil word mangai and was imported initially by the europeans and later to america where it was known as mangoes. It holds great in indian religion as lord ganesha holds it in his hand as a symbol of attainment. This easy and delicious payasam with it rich flavor of mango can make any celebration more special and win many hearts. Here is the recipe
- 4 cups full fat milk
- 1/3 cup rice
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup mango pulp
- 1/2 cup chopped mango
- 3 pods crushed cardamon
- 8 finely chopped pista
Boil the milk and add the rice and let it cook on low flame till rice softens and milk begins to thick. Add the sugar and crushed cardamon stir and switch off the flame,once it cools add the chopped mango and mango pulp and stir nicely.Garnish with pista and refridgerate, serve chilled.
Note: Used fresh mango puree but if u canned mango puree adjust the sugar accordingly. Dont add mango puree when the payasam is hot else it will curdle.
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