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Coconut Milk Pudding in Tamil – Elaneer Payasam Recipe

Feb 13, 2018







Coconut Milk Pudding/Elaneer Payasam is a South Indian sweet pudding made of tender coconut. If you're a fan of coconut pannacotta, you're bound to love this silken delicacy. It's the best way to end a sumptuous Sunday meal or a romantic Valentine's Day dinner.


    1 cup Tender coconut water
    1/3 cup Tender Coconut malai, ground
    200 ml Coconut milk
    5 to 6 tsp Sugar
    1 tbsp/ 15 grams Agar powder
    1/3 cup Milk
    1/4 cup Water
    ¼ cup Lemongrass boiled in water
    5-6 chopped Lemongrass
    ½ tsp to ¾ tsp Dried Ginger powder
    For Ginger sauce:
    2 tbsp chopped Ginger
    3 tbsp grain sugar
    Water as required


Cook juliennes/chopped ginger with sugar and water till ginger till soft and candied. The sauce should be little runny. Keep aside.
In a pan, combine milk, water, lemongrass infusion, and lemongrass. Boil for 2 minutes. Add agar and boil well for a minute.
Add coconut milk, dried ginger powder and cook on low flame for 5 minutes.
Add sugar and simmer for a minute. Strain mixture and combine with coconut water and some malai. Blend well.
Pour into a container or a glass, drop some tender coconut malai, few ginger juliennes with sauce and chill for 1-2 hours or till chilled and set.

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