Broken wheat paysum are also made traditionally on auspicious days as an offering to GOD.
Broken Wheat Paysum (Kerala traditional Broken wheat desserts)
Ingredients for Broken wheat paysum :
Broken wheat – 1 cup
Ghee – 2 table spoon
Jaggery – 2 cup
Water – 4 cups
cardamom powder – 1/4 table spoon
Cashew nuts, Dried grapes – 2 table spoon each
Method of preparation of Broken wheat paysum :
Wash broken wheat and fry it in a spoon of ghee. In another bowl melt the jaggery by placing the jaggery cubes into a cup of boiling water and let slowly melt in low flame. Add a pinch of cardamom powder into jaggery to get a good flavor. Cook the broken wheat in 2 cups of water while the jaggery melts. Strain melted jaggery directly to this mixture after the wheat is cooked and mix well. Let the water evaporate entirely from the paysum. Use a small separate pan to heat a table spoon ghee, fry the cashew nut and dry grapes separately and add it to the paysum. Children will love broken wheat paysum/dessert and it is simple to make. Health wise the dish has enough fiber which is considered good for children.