Friday, January 08, 2016

Suraikai Payasam (Bottle guard Kheer) - சுரைக்காய் பாயசம்

Surakai Payasam - சுரைக்காய் பாயசம்

Made kheer with suraikkai (bottle guard)  I tasted this during my college days.
Easy to make and is a natural body coolant.

Ingredients Needed:-
1. Grated Surakkai (Lauki) - 2 cups 
2. Milk - 1 lit
3. Sugar - 1 cup (200 grams approx) 
4. Ghee - 1 tsp 
5. Elaichi powder and saffron for garnishing 

சுரைக்காய் பாயசம்
Method:-
1. Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan and sauté the grated Surakkai (Lauki)

2. Add boiled milk and cook nicely.

3. The quantity of the milk should reduce to 3/4 lit .

4. Now add in sugar and bring it to boil till it thickens.

5. Garnish with Elaichi powder and Saffron .

Note :-
I used full cream milk to get the richness and thickness of the kheer.
Serving suggestion:- Refrigerate before serving.