Gothumai or Lapsi Pradhaman

Gothumai means Dhaliya or lapsi or wheat rawa. One of the traditional payasam of Kerala made with moong daal, daliya, , jaggery and coconut milk.It is very easy to make this. You will get different sizes of lapsi rawa. Choose slightly bigger size lapsi. rawa.  I used store bought coconut powder to make coconut milk. You can use fresh coconut milk also. Let us see how to make this Payasam.

Preparation time approx. 40 minutes.


  • 1/4 cup ( heaped) lapsi. ( use big size lapsi.)
  • 1/4 cup moong daal( leveled cup)
  • 400 gram jaggery.
  • 3/4 liter coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • few broken cashew nuts.



Dry fry moong daal till the raw smell goes.

Take a vessel and add lapsi and moong daal. Add 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 5 to 6  whistles. Keep aside.

In a pan add jaggery and half cup of water. Let the jaggery melt. Strain the syrup.

Boil the strained syrup again. When bubbles started forming add the cooked lapsi and moong daal mixture. Let it cook for few minutes and it will become thick .

At this stage add 3/4 liter of  medium thick coconut milk and boil. Stir continuously for 2 minutes.

Switch off the stove.

Heat 1 tbsp ghee.

Add broken cashew nuts. let it change the color. Pour this over the pradhaman.



13 Comments Add yours

  1. mistimaan says:

    Nice recipe


  2. Nice jaggery sweet.


  3. Pradaman is my fav and this being with lapsi surely is healthy.


    1. Its healthy and tasty. Thanks dear vidya

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  4. Megala says:

    Lovely wheat-flavored creamy coconut milk payasam !


    1. its really tasty. thanks Megala

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  5. jyo says:

    Love the spoon shaped bowl❤


  6. Totally LOVING your blog! Hope you don’t mind if I link you and visit often!


    1. thank you so much for liking my blog Jennifer. Most welcome dear. I will be very happy


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