Little millet payasam or kutki/saamai payasam Recipe

Little millet payasam, also known as kutki or saamai payasam, is a delicious and nutritious Indian dessert made with little millet, milk, jaggery, and flavored with cardamom and nuts. This creamy and aromatic dessert is a perfect way to end a meal or celebrate special occasions. Little millet is a gluten-free grain that is rich in fiber, protein, and minerals, making this payasam a healthy and guilt-free indulgence.

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15minsCook
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Ingredients for Little millet payasam or kutki/saamai payasam Recipe

  • 0.08 cup Little Millet
  • 0.33 cup Milk
  • 0.08 cup Jaggery
  • 1/25 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • 0.33 tablespoon Roasted Nuts
  • as per your need Water For Cooking Millet

Directions: Little Millet Payasam Or Kutki/saamai Payasam Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak little millet for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.In a pressure cooker, cook the soaked millet with water until soft.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pan, heat milk and jaggery until the jaggery dissolves.
  • STEP 4.Add the cooked millet to the milk mixture and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • STEP 5.Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with roasted nuts and serve hot or chilled.

Cooking Tips

  • You can adjust the sweetness of the payasam by adding more or less jaggery according to your taste.
  • Roasting the nuts before garnishing adds a nice crunch and enhances the flavor.
  • If the payasam becomes too thick, you can add more milk to adjust the consistency.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover payasam can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the payasam before serving, and add a splash of milk if needed to restore the creamy consistency.
  • Serve the little millet payasam as a dessert after a meal or as a festive treat.
Nutrition
value
255
calories per serving
7 g Fat6 g Protein41 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    41g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    41g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    62mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    13mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    20mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    81mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    170mg
  • Selenium
    11mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp