Godhambhu Payasam (Wheat Payasam)

Today is my hubby’s birthday and so i made his favorite payasam to celebrate the special day.This payasam is prepared with broken wheat,coconut milk and Jaggery.This is a yummy and healthy payasam to serve during festivals like Onam,Vishu and I hope you all like it.

I wish all my wonderful readers a happy and prosperous Onam.


Wheat Payasam (2)


  1. Broken Wheat(nurukku Godambhu) – 1 cup
  2. Jaggery – 250gms
  3. Thick Coconut milk(first extracted milk) – 1cup
  4. Coconut milk(2nd extracted milk) – 2 1/2 cups
  5. Cardamom powder(elakka) – 1 tsp
  6. Dry Ginger powder(chukku podi) – 1/4 tsp
  7. Jeera powder(jeerakam) – 1/4 tsp
  8. Cashew nuts – 50 gms
  9. Raisins – 50 gms
  10. Ghee – 2 tbsp

Wheat Payasam (1)


  1. Pressure cook broken wheat with 3 cups of water for 3-4  whistles or until wheat is cooked well.
  2. To make jaggery syrup,melt jaggery in 1/4 cup of water and let it melt completely. Strain it to remove impurities.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan.Fry cashewnuts and raisins.Keep aside.
  4. Heat a pan and transfer the cooked wheat mix into it.Add jaggery syrup to it and stir continuously till it is thick.While stirring,add remaining 1 tbsp ghee to it .
  5. Add 2nd extracted coconut milk to it and let it boil for 2 minutes.Once it starts to boil, add thick coconut milk to it and mix well.After adding thick coconut milk,no need to boil. Remove from fire.
  6. Add cardamom powder,dry ginger powder,jeera powder to it and stir well.
  7. Garnish with fried cashews and raisins.
  8. Serve warm.


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4 Responses

  1. nisha says:

    wow….this is one of my favourite paayasam. Which brand of Broken wheat do you use for this? Once i tried to make this…..but didn’t come out well….i guess the problem was with the nurukku gothambu…not sue whether i got the correct thing……

  2. prajusha says:

    I used the “Double Horse” Broken wheat .It is good for making upma also..

  3. I have read this post. This post is a nice one that information are useful to me..that am here about exclusive south indian food in chennai and exclusive north indian food in chennai . That I will inform about your post to my friends and all the best for your future posts..

  4. latika says:

    a very simple and delicious and nutritious payasam…give urself a treat and make it for urself too sometimes:)

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