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Cracked wheat / Samba godhumai payasam

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Easy recipe for cracked samba godhumai – emmer wheat payasam/pradhaman

  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x


  • 1/2 cup cracked samba wheat/emmer wheat (not bulghur)
  • 3/4 cup jaggery
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom
  • pinch of salt

For tempering

  • 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 2 tablespoon golden raisin
  • 2 tablespoon cashewnuts, broken


  1. Add cracked wheat and 3.5 cups water and pressure cook the wheat in water for 4 whistles/10 minutes.
  2. Strain the water from the wheat after its cooked. Add the jaggery to the strained water Bring this mixture to a boil. Let it boil for 3-4 minutes. Add in the coconut milk, cardamom and a pinch of salt. Let it simmer in very low flame for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Take a small pan/kadai and heat ghee. When its shimmering add in the raisins and the cashews and fry till golden brown.
  4. Once the cashews are brown, add the hot ghee mixture to the payasam. Remove off heat.
  5. Serve hot or chilled
  • Author: kannamma
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: South Indian
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