Chettinad elaneer payasam recipe | tender coconut kheer

Chettinad elaneer payasam recipe | tender coconut kheer is a tasty drink prepared with coconut water,  coconut milk and condensed milk. This payasam is a popular drink served in almost all Chettinad weddings. We can also use this payasam for neivedhyam to god. We have already prepared few payasams such as Aval payasamPineapple PayasamSemia payasam Oats payasamOrange pazha payasamCarrot Payasam and Javvarisi payasam. Now let us see how to prepare elaneer payasam in easy steps.

Ingredients:-

  • tender coconut  / elani – 1
  • coconut milk / thengai paal – 1/4 cup
  • condensed milk – 1/4 cup (use store bought condensed milk or you can prepare condensed milk at home)
Tender coconut
Tender coconut

Method:-

1. Take one tender coconut / elani and separate coconut water and the tender coconut.

Coconut water and tender coconut
Coconut water and tender coconut

2. Grind tender coconut in a mixie and keep it ready.

Ground tender coconut
Ground tender coconut

3. Take 1/2 cup of milk and boil in low flame to condense it into half the amount.

Boiling milk in a pan
Boiling milk in a pan

4. When it condenses into 1/4 cup add 2 tsps of sugar. (you can add 4 tsps if you need more sweetness)

Adding sugar
Adding sugar

5. Grind 1/2 cup of grated coconut in a mixie and extract coconut milk.

Ground coconut
Ground coconut

6. This is extracted by sieving it through a cloth filter. Press using a spoon to extract coconut milk completely.

Filtering coconut milk
Filtering coconut milk

7. Now take coconut water in a bowl. Add ground tender coconut to it and mix well.

Tender coconut water and ground tender coconut added together
Tender coconut water and ground tender coconut added together

8. Next add extracted coconut milk.

Extracted coconut milk added
Extracted coconut milk added

9. Now add condensed milk. Sugar is added already to this. This will have mild sweetness. If you need more sweetness you can add more sugar.

Adding condensed milk
Adding condensed milk

10. Mix together well and pour it into glasses. This gives 2 glasses of coconut kheer.

Chettinad elaneer payasam recipe | tender coconut kheer
Chettinad elaneer payasam recipe | tender coconut kheer

11. Nuts roasted in ghee can be added as per wish. This can also be refrigerated and served chilled.

Chettinad elaneer payasam recipe | tender coconut kheer

Variations:-

1. You can use store bought condensed milk instead of making at home.

2. You can avoid adding coconut milk and it can be substituted by adding only condensed milk.

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