1/2 CUP - Beaten rice / poha / aval
jaggery (grated) - 3/4 cup ( depends on the sweetness of the jaggery )
grated coconut - 2 tsp
1/2 cup milk
soak the aval in water for 10 min.
grind the coconut and cashew to a paste adding little water.
take a thick bottom pan , add this aval and add enough water.
cook on a medium flame , till it gets slightly mashed.
add the jaggery , and cook for few min .
add the coconut cashew paste. add elachi powder .
mix well and remove from flame .
add little milk (let the payasam be thick ) and mix well .
( can leave even without adding milk)