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.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Homestyle Cooking, Indian, South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 6


  • 1/2 cup Tapioca or sago pearls javvarisi sago â
  • 10 cashews nutsâ nos
  • 8 Raisins â nos
  • 1 cup Sugar â
  • 1/2 ltr Milk â
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder â
  • 3 pods Cardamom â nos
  • Desi 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
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