Appi payasa is a authentic dish from Karnataka. Wonder why is it called Appi Payasa. Maybe because it is prepared using small bite sized appe, made of maida or rava. It’s a little time consuming recipe but the end product is super tasty.
o 1 Cup- Wheat flour/ Godhi Hittu
o 1 Tbsp – Fine Sooji/ rava/ Semolina
o 4 Cups- Milk
o 1 Tbsp- Hot Oil
o 3/4 Cup- Sugar
o Oil to deep fry
o Cardamom powder (Optional)
o Saffron strands (Optional)
o In a mixing bowl mix wheat flour, sooji, hot oil and knead the dough like a poori dough(meaning not too loose).
o Let the dough rest for 30mins.
o Bring the milk to boil, the milk should boil and reduce to ¾ quantity.
o Knead the dough once again, roll the dough like poori and cut it with the help of a pizza cutter. Else you can make pooris and cut it after they are fried as well.
o Deep fry the cut pooris till golden color. Keep it aside.
o Add the fried cut pooris to the boiling milk. Let the mixture boil for 10-15 mins on low to medium heat.
o Add sugar/cardamom powder/ saffron strands and let it boil for 5-10 mins and switch off the stove.
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o Appi Payasa ready to serve, garnish with roasted almond and cashew pieces.