SEMOLINA KHEER / RAWA PAYASAM RECIPE / THARI KANCHI

Saturday, February 13, 2016

SEMOLINA KHEER / RAWA PAYASAM RECIPE / THARI KANCHI

Semolina kheer is a quick and easy kheer that can be suitable for every functions.It is a malabar special ifthar drink especially made with milk, very few semolina, vermicelli and seasoned with nuts and chopped shallots. It is called as Thari kanchi in malabar region but it is not a kanchi . It is a sweetened hot drink or kheer. As semolina is an easily digestible, it is mainly served for breaking the fast during ifthar which helps to settle the stomach quickly. It is also given as a porridge for kids.  Try this once and am sure u will never stop making this 




INGREDIENTS (for 4 cups)

Semolina/ rawa / suji                         - 4 tbsp ( do not add more)
Vermicelli (optional)                          - 2 tbsp, broken
Cardamom                                          - 2 nos, crushed
Milk                                                     - 1 cup
Sugar                                                  - 4 tbsp (can add more or less)
Shallots                                         - 1, finely chopped, for seasoning
Ghee / butter                                       -  1 tbp
Cahews, raisins
Salt

PREPARATION ( 4 cups)


  • Boil 2 small cups of water along with the cardamom crushed.
  • Bring to boil, once done add a pinch salt.
  • Mix well and add semolina to it. Let it cook for a while. Stir occasionally.
  • When the semolina is done, add the vermicelli along with sugar. Do not ever add vermicelli and semolina more.
  • Now pour the milk to it and cook for few minutes.  Let it absorbs the flavor.
  • Finally heat a pan with 2 tbsp ghee / butter. When hot add the chopped shallots along with nuts and raisins.
  • Pour this over the kheer. 
  • The drink will thicken after sometimes. So do not add too much semolina.
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