Pasta Payasam Recipe – Fusion Payasam With Pasta

Pasta Payasam is a perfect twist to your regular payasam. The addition of pasta in the payasam give a different twist and kids would love this combination. Add some nuts and spices to the payasam and you can make it rich and delicious. This dish will be loved by your friends and family.  Linguine Pasta, Milk, Sugar, Cardamom Powder (Elaichi), Ghee, Cashew nuts, Sultana Raisins, Saffron strands, Fresh coconut, Cashew nuts   1-1/4 cup Linguine Pasta , boiled 3 cups Milk 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 teaspoons Cardamom Powder (Elaichi) 1 teaspoon Ghee 4-5 Cashew nuts , chopped 1 tablespoon Sultana Raisins 1 Saffron strands , few Ground to paste 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated 4 Cashew nuts     10   40     To begin with Pasta Payasam Recipe, boil the pasta until al dente and keep aside. Rinse it in cold water to prevent over cooking the pasta.Combine the coconut and cashew nuts ina mixer-jar and grind using very little warm water to make a smooth paste and keep aside.Next, heat a heavy bottomed sauce pan on medium flame,, add the sugar, cardamom powder and bring the milk to a brisk boil, add the coconut cashewnut paste and give it a stir. Stir in the cooked pasta, saffron and simmer for another 5 minutes until the payasam gets a good consistency. Once done, turn off the heat and transfer to a serving bowl.Heat ghee in a skillet over medium heat and add broken cashew pieces, fry until golden brown and crisp. Add the raisins and toss for a few seconds. Once done add it to the payasam and serve.Serve Pasta Payasam as a dessert along with an indian meal like Spinach Rice Recipe or simply as a snack for your kids.