Khaskhasi Payasa


Khaskhas or khaskhasi is poppy seeds. This is a dessert preparation.

Ingredients:
1 cup khaskhasi, 1/2 cup almonds, 1/2 cup dry grated coconut, milk, 1/2 cup sugar, cardamom powder.

Process:
Soak khaskhasi, almonds and coconut in water for 1/2 hour.
Grind to a paste with minimum water.
Boil the paste in 1 litre milk or milk + water for 15 to 20 minutes till the raw smell of khaskhas disappears.
Add sugar and boil for 5 more minutes.
Add cardamom powder

Tips and Tricks:

Khaskhasi payasa is recommended for very new moms. It not only induces milk production but it also has some natural stuff that helps with making the baby feel sleepy. That way new moms get rest ;-).

Typically Served With:
Serve hot or cold.

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