Oats 1 cup
Milk 2 cups
cashew nuts 5
Cardamon powder 1 tsp
Powdered jaggery 1 cup
Thin coconut milk 1/2 cup
Thick coconut milk 1/2 cup
Ghee 1 tblsp
water as required
Dry roast the oats in a pan on medium flame'
Add the jaggery to water and heat it so that the jaggery gets melted. Switch off the flame.
Now filter the melted jaggery to remove any impurities.
Transfer the filtered jaggery to the roasted oats.
Add the thin coconut milk and mix well Allow to boil on medium flame and cook for 2-3 minutes till oats become soft and gets well combined with the jaggery.
Finally add the thick coconut milk and sprinkle cardamom powder. Stir for a minute and switch off the flame.
Heat 2 tsp ghee in a small pan. Add cashew nuts and fry till they turn golden brown.
Garnish the oats payasam with the fried cashew nuts..