1 tsp - ghee / clarified butter
5 cashew, halved
1 tbsp - raisins
3 cups - milk full cream
1/4 cup - sugar
1/2 cup - cottage cheese / paneer, crumbled
1/4 tsp - cardamom powder / elachi powder
If you have sudden guests or a very little time to prepare a sweet for a special occasion, paneer payasam is one of the safest bets. Paneer or cottage cheese is readily available at stores if you don’t have time to prepare from scratch. This payasam makes for a rich and delicious dessert
Milk in any form retains it’s nutritious as long as it doesn’t have added preservatives. It is one of the easiest desserts and also tastes more or less like basundi, another famous sweet from Andhra Pradesh.
Milk is rich in protein. It strengthens bones and teeth, maintains blood sugar levels, and good for a healthy heart. It also improves digestion, a rich source of folate, helps in weight loss.
If ghee is consumed within an ideal range, it is, in fact, very healthy. Pure ghee only contains fatty acids which are a short chain. A healthy person can have three teaspoons (15g / 1 tablespoon) of ghee per day to get all the benefits.
How to make Paneer Payasam Recipe