Thinai Payasam


Thinai Payasam - A very healthy recipe made with jaggery, cardamom and coconut milk.


  • Thinai MIllet– 1 cup
  • Dry fruits (Cashew, raisins, nuts)
  • Grated coconut as needed
  • Ghee as needed
  • Jaggery – 3/4th cup
  • Coconut milk or normal boiled milk
  • Cardamom powder
  • Water as required


  1. Dry roast Thinai(1 cup) on a pan.
  2. Then fry dry fruits with ghee along with grated coconut and keep it aside.
  3. Add the Thinai millet in a pan and add 3 cups  of water ,bring it to boil .
  4. Add water when necessary as Thinai becomes thick when cooked.
  5. Meanwhile add 3/4th cup Jaggery to little water, allow  to dissolve and filter it to remove dust.
  6. Add the Jaggery water to the boiling Thinai and stir it.
  7. After 5 mins of cooking, add the coconut milk or normal boiled milk
  8. Then at last add fried nuts and cardamom powder and mix it .
  9. Serve hot.

Prep Time - 10 mins

Cook Time -15 mins

Credits - Mrs. Suganya Pradeep, Chennai

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