Kerala Style Bamboo Rice Payasam – Mulayari Payasam


  • Bamboo rice – 2 cup
  • Jaggery – 250 gram
  • Coconut pieces – 1/2 cup
  • Grated coconut – 2 cup
  • Cashewnut – 8 to 9 nos
  • Raisins – 8 to 9 nos
  • Cumin powder – 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder – 1 tbsp
  • Dry ginger powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Ghee -12 to 13 nos


  • Firstly, we have to measure the rice and transfer it into a pot.
  • Add a sufficient amount of water and soak for two days.
  • After two days, drain the water.
  • Again, add some water, cover, and soak for a few hours.
  • Then drain and transfer into a pot.
  • Add water and place in a heat source.
  • Cover them and cook them well.
  • Then cut the coconut pieces from the coconut shell.
  • Then chopped into thin slices and set aside.
  • Remove the lid and check whether the rice is well cooked or not.
  • Once the bamboo rice is well cooked, Remove it from the fire and set it aside.
  • Take a pan add grated coconut and water.
  • Squeezed them well with my hands.
  • Drain the thick coconut milk and keep it aside.
  • Again, add water to the squeezed coconut.
  • Mix them well with your hands.
  • Drain the thin coconut milk and set it aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add coconut pieces.
  • Fry them well till they become a light golden brown.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • Again, add cashew nuts and raisins.
  • Fry them well, drain, and set aside.
  • Again, add the cooked bamboo rice and saute them well for a few minutes.
  • Then add the jaggery water and sauté them well.
  • Add thin coconut milk and stir them well continuously.
  • Take the bowl of thick coconut milk.
  • Add jeera powder,cardamom powder, and dry ginger powder and mix them well.
  • Then pour the thick coconut milk mix into the payasam pan.
  • Stir them well and continuously.
  • Add fried raisins, cashewnuts and coconut pieces.
  • Mix them well.
  • Pour sufficent amount of cow milk ,mix them well.
  • Continually stirring them well at the stage of payasam will result in a slight thick consistency.
  • Remove from the fire and set aside.
  • Serve and enjoy the bamboo rice payasam.

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