Gasagase Payasa is a sweet pudding prepared using Poppy seeds.
Time Required: 25 Minutes + Soaking Time
1 tbsp Gasagase/Poppy Seeds/Khuskhus
1 tbsp Raw Rice
½ of fresh Coconut, Grated
1 Cup Jaggery, Grated
2 whole Elaichi/Cardamom, Powdered
Roast Poppy seeds and Rice. Soak them in water for 2 hours. Sieve and grind them with Coconut to a paste. Remove to a thick-bottomed vessel. Add 3 Cups of water and let it come to a boil. Add Jaggery and let it cook for 3 minutes. Add Elaichi and mix well.
Serve Gasagase Payasa hot or cold. This payasa is served along with Vaththu Shavige (Rice Vermicelli).