Broken wheat payasam – gothambu payasam – kheer recipe

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  • Yield : 250 gm
  • Servings : 5
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 40m

Gothambu (Wheat) payasam is a delicious dessert. Gothambu payasam has got a creamy consistency and is often eaten as dessert. This Wheat payasam is rich in nutrients also.

A 1/2 cup of served dry cracked wheat cereal has 252 calories  and 2.4 g fat, 9 gm of fiber, 9.24 g protein.

This payasam is very delicious to eat and easy to prepare.


  • Broken wheat (gothambu) - 2 cup
  • Jaggery - 50 gm
  • Water - 5 cup
  • Medium thick coconut milk - 3 cup
  • Thick coconut milk - 1 cup
  • Ghee - 4 tsp
  • Coconut pieces - 1/2 cup
  • Cashewnut - 25 gm
  • Raisins - 25 gm
  • Cardamom powder - A small pinch


Step 1

Clean the broken wheat in water and drain it. Keep aside.

Step 2

Melt the jaggery with 1/2 cup of water and strain it.

Step 3

Pressure cook the cleaned broken wheat with 5 cup of water in a high flame till 4 whistles.

Step 4

Add the jaggery into the cooked broken wheat and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 5

Now add medium coconut milk into it and mix well and boil for 5 more minutes or cook till when it attains a thick consistency.

Step 6

Now add the thick coconut milk and cook for another 5 minutes in a low flame.

Step 7

Then add cardamom powder and remove from fire.

Step 8

Heat 4 tsp of ghee in a pan fry the coconut pieces first. When it starts changing colour, add cashew nuts and raisins and fry it. Garnish the payasam with fried coconut pieces, cashew nuts and raisins. Yummy broken wheat payasam is ready!

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