Raw rice : 1/4 cup
Jaggery : 3/4 cup
Coconut pieces : 1 1/2 tbsp
Ghee : 3 tbsps
Nutmeg powder : a pinch
Dry ginger powder : a pinch
Wash and soak rice in water for 10 minutes.
Strain and pressure cook the rice with 3/4 of water for 4 whistles.
Powder the jaggery ,add 1 1/2 cups of water and bring it to a boil.
Strain it for impurities.
Heat a heavy bottom pan ,add jaggery water and let it boil on medium flame till it becomes thick .
Add the cooked rice to the jaggery syrup , mix well.
Add 1 tbsp ghee and let it boil on low flame for 5 minutes.
Add , nutmeg powder , dry ginger powder , 1 tbsp ghee and mix well.
When the payasam starts leaving the sides , switch off the flame.
Heat 1 tbsp ghee , fry coconut pieces till golden brown and add it the payasam , mix well .