Arrowroot Payasam Or Arrowroot Kheer Recipe

Are you fed up with making same porridge for your child since long time? Here is the healthy alternative for that,arrowroot kheer or arrowroot payasam. It is easily digested and nutritious. It has high fiber content,vitamin B complex, which keeps the intestine healthy. It contains iron,calcium,zinc and minerals. Ancient times people were using arrowroot for porridge and liquid recipes. People are not aware of the health benefits. So now a days it is rarely using. You can replace the dangerous thickening agents like white flour and cornstarch with arrowroot. It is expensive but healthy. Today I am making a sweet dish with arrowroot. I added some bananas into it to make it more tasty and nutritious.

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How to Make Arrowroot Kheer



  • Arrowroot powder-1 cup
  • Jaggery-100 gm
  • Water 3 cups
  • Fresh milk-100 ml
  • Banana-1
  • Coconut bits -1/2 cup
  • Cardamom-3
  • Cashew-10 nos
  • Raisins-10 nos
  • Ghee-1 tbsp

Step By Step Instruction for Arrowroot Payasam (Arrowroot Kheer)



How to Make Arrowroot Payasam

  • Roast coconut bits,cashews and raisins.


  • Add banana pieces to roast.


  • Add 3 cups of water in the arrowroot powder and put on low flame.


  • Add jaggery syrup into it and stir continuously.


  • When the mixture is semi thick add fresh milk and stir well to avoid sticking to the pan.Add roasted items.


  • Add powdered cardamom.


  • Decorate with bananas and nuts.

arrowroot payasam