Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Oats Coconut Milk Pudding(Pradhaman)...No Eggs Needed.


Pradhaman in all its creamy and coconutty flavors reflects the exotic coastal state of Kerala in South India.The pudding makes the sweet side of the Sadya(big feast) served on banana leaf.Usually made with rice flakes,the whole oats seem to work just fine as the substitute for it.This delectable dessert is the creation of Madhuram at Eggless cooking,the blog with amazing eggless baking ideas,is also featured this month for Tried and Tasted event,the hostess of the month is Poornima of Tasty treats.

Recipe adapted from Madhuram's Eggless Cooking

Ingredients
1/2 cup Whole rolled oats
*1/4 cup Jaggery ,grated[available in most Asian stores)
1 cup Water
1 cup(about 4 ounce) Lite Coconut Milk
Roasted nuts and dried fruits for garnish

*If Jaggery is hard to find use 2 tablespoon brown or white sugar,or 3 teaspoon Agave nectar.

Method
In a heavy bottom sauce pan add the jaggery ,oats and water.Bring to a slow boil and cook until oats are softened.Reduce the heat and add the coconut milk,let simmer for 4-5 minutes until thick and creamy.Serve warm ,garnish with roasted nuts and dried fruits.



Food Facts
Jaggery - Healthier Substitute for Refined Sugar

Jaggery is common in South Asian desserts and Candies.Produced by boiling raw sugar cane or palm juice,jaggery does not under go additional processing hence is richer in natural nutrients.Jaggery also has several health benefits according to the traditional Indian medicine of Ayurveda including respiratory illness and maintaining blood pressure.

33 comments:

Saveurs et Gourmandises said...

I like this recipe. I'll try it.
Bye.

Aalya said...

That looks great...I thought it was rice at first but then realized its with oats! I think I'll have to try this out. Question though..if you dont have jaggery can you use granulated sugar? Or what would you suggest? Thanks!

Superchef said...

Mmmm..oats in payasam. Me likes it!!

mona said...

Hmmm, that looks superb, a dessert made with oats!

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chakhlere said...

Wow. SO healthy and nutritious!!

Shri said...

Love Payasam in general but the addition of oats is a great idea..Makes it healthy!Will try this version of yours'.BTW, I sent the entry for the 3 course meal.Hope you got it!

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

that looks fantastic! I love oats, coconut milk and porridge!

Cheers,

Rosa

Dani said...

hmmm thats awesome, i never thought of oats as a replacement for poha before =)
looks yummmmy

Sanghi said...

Lovely delight! Photos look great!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Looks yumm! NIce combo!

Aruna Manikandan said...

Oats Payasam looks great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Never tried it, will give a try soon

lissie said...

pradhaman with oats...sounds so tasty! healthy too...

Prathibha said...

looks yummy n healthy version too

Cham said...

That is a wonderful substitute!

Nithya said...

Wow. this looks fantastic and sure that jaggery is better substitute. :)

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Curry Leaf said...

Love it Y.Looks great .I am yet to try a pradhaman with oats.

Vrinda said...

Yummy and healthy recipe with oats..looks lovely

Sarah Naveen said...

Fabulous Recipe..looks really yumm!!!

Gita said...

Oats payasam looks very delicious...I think I can even try this for breakfast :)

Happy cook said...

Wow that looks so creamy delcious.

Arabic Bites said...

Sounds really tasty. I will surely try this out.

Parita said...

Looks a classic!

Bharti said...

Love the new look Yasmeen! It's been a while since I've had time to blog hop. The pradhaman looks delish- almost like Thai flavors with the coconut and jaggery mixed in.

Simmi said...

creamy without any real cream...the pudding is a new one...gotta try.

sabah said...

Easy and healthy! Thanks Yasmeen.

Anjum said...

Asak yasmeen...ur so good at baking ya...i missed ur healthy recipes...i love ur recipes..they r perfect n unique!!

Pari said...

Creamy and simple to make.

Indhu said...

delicious recipe... love how creamy it looks :)

Sophie said...

What a beautiful & healthy pudding!!
I also love jaggery!!

I first learbed from it from Ajum Anand, on the BBC2 series: Indian food made easy!

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I love it! Very creative!That's actually really cool.
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