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Tapioca Pearls Kheer / Javvarisi Payasam

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Payasam is one of the important dessert which is the must in all south Indian marriages and feast. I am the lover of Payasam, there are too many varieties of payasam. This Tapioca pearls / Javvarisi payasam is prepared commonly and love this one a lot.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6


  • Tapioca pearls / Javvarisi / Sago – ½ cup
  • Cashew nuts– 10-15 nos
  • Raisins – 8 -10 nos
  • Sugar – 1 ¼ cup
  • Milk – ½ litre
  • Cardamom powder – ¼ tsp
  • Cardamom pods – 3 nos
  • Ghee


  • Pressure cook, tapioca pearls / javvarisi in water and wait for 3 whistles.
  • Boil milk in a heavy bottomed kadai with ¼ litre of water.
  • Add in the boiled tapioca pearls / javvarisi and stir every now and then for 10 mins.
  • Add in the sugar and stir it well.
  • Add in the cardamom powder and add 3 crushed cardamom pods.
  • Heat ghee in a kadai. Add in the cashewnuts, stir it and wait till it start turning golden brown.
  • Add raisins to it and wait till it increase in size.
  • Pour it to the kheer and keep on stirring it for 5 mins.
  • Transfer it to a bowl and serve hot.
  • Note: This can be kept in room temperature for 12 hrs and then refrigerate it and heat it while serving.

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Madraasi Deepa
Madraasi Deepa

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