Thursday, January 10, 2019

Whole Wheat Berries Kheer/Godhumai Paal Payasam/Wheat Berries Pudding

Indian festivals are incomplete without sweet dishes. Obviously Indians makes varieties of sweet dishes. If you are not an Indian, just google for the varieties of sweets exists in Indian cuisine seriously you will be amazed to see the list of sweets. Some of the Indian sweets are quite easy to dish out while certain sweets have their own long cooking process which is definitely a traditional way of making sweets in India. Paal payasam which is known as Kheer aka Indian pudding is one of the easiest and most known Indian sweets. This sweets is often prepared in every Indian household to celebrate a special day or festival or else simply a pradasam to God for any special occasion. And this sweets can be prepared with immense mix and match of ingredients from vegetables to fruits, nuts to grains etc.

Godhumai Paal Payasam, Wheat Kheer

My today's post calls for wholegrains aka whole wheat berries, though wheat berries calls for a long cooking process, this dish can be prepared easily with Indian pressure cookers. Apart from soaking the wheat berries overnite, this Kheer gets ready in less time when compared to traditional way of preparing kheer. Am running this week's blogging marathon with Sweets of similar kind as theme, and i picked Kheer as the sweet for this week. Needless to say that i will sharing three different kheer for this theme and am kick starting this week's blogging marathon with this extremely pleasing Wheat berries Kheer.

Wheat Milk Kheer, Godhumai Paal Payasam

1/2cup Wheat berries (soaked overnite)
1cup Milk
1cup Water
1/2cup Sweetened condensed milk
1/2tsp Cardamom powder
Few cashew nuts
Ghee (as per need)

Cook the soaked wheat berries in pressure cooker along with water and milk for 5-6 whistles.

Once the steam get released, add the sweetened condensed milk,cardamom powder and cook everything until the kheer gets bit thickens.

Godhumai Paal Payasam, Wheat Kheer

Heat the ghee, fry the cashewnuts, add this fried cashewnuts along with the ghee to the prepared kheer.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

Dont forget to garnish the kheer with your favourite nuts.


vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Wheat berries in a kheer sound so unique , the kheer must have tasted amazing with condensed milk - so creamy . I am loving this kheer , it looks so festive with that garnish . Must add this kheer to my kheer collection .

jayashree said... Reply To This Comment

This kheer is delicious and I liked your easy way of cooking it. Lovely share for the theme.

cookwithrenu said... Reply To This Comment

This is a new type of kheer to me. Looks so delicious and awesome presentation. Loved your jewellery :-)

rajani said... Reply To This Comment

Payasam sounds delicious and the preparation seems a lot like preparing the rice payasam. You are absolutely right about Indian sweets, the list js endless and we keep improvising the existing recipes as well.

Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

my father's fav... and amma used to roast the rava before adding the jaggery.. andvery little milk ! lovely presentaion ...

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

Wow! Kheer with wheat berries is very unique and interesting.Shall try this out sometime.

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

Wheat berries are new to me as I have never seen them here. Let me find those in the market and then I will try this kheer.

sushma said... Reply To This Comment

Wheat berries is something new to me. Kheer looks very delicious though.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

This is such a healthy wholesome kheer for sure. I have used wheat berries in halwa but other than that didn't have any idea of using it in sweets. This is a wonderful innovative dish Priya.

MySpicyKitchen said... Reply To This Comment

sinfully delicious and a nice twist to a classic sweet.

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Such an interesting kheer and well presented. I have used the wheat milk in desserts but not the berries themselves.
Love your necklace as well. :))

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

I love this payasam. Wheat berries have such a chewy texture and that will be so good in the payasam.

Swati said... Reply To This Comment

Never used these berries in desserts, interesting recipe.Kheer looks so delicious perfect for special occasions.