Ambalappuzha Palpayasam

Here is an easy way to prepare Palpayasam (പാൽപായസം), a Kerala desert dish. Palpayasam is typically served with Sadya (Traditional Kerala Feast) along with Boli towards the end of the Sadya course. The taste & combination here is similar to that of the Ambalappuzha temple Palpayasam preparation, which is very famous in the State!


  1. Broken samba rice : ½ cu
  2. Milk : 8 Cup
  3. Sugar : 1.5 Cup (Adjust)
  4. Ghee : 1 Tbl- Sp


  • Wash the rice until water clear.
  • In a pressure cooker add all the ingredients listed above and let it boil.
  • Stir it in between to avoid sticking in the bottom of the cooker.
  • Once it is started boiling reduce the flame into low and close the pressure cooker (without whistle and cook it for 45- 50 minutes.
  • Switch off the stove and keep the pressure cooker for another 45 minutes.
  • Then open the cooker and mix the payasam



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