Timmanam - A Traditional Andhra Sweet Recipe

Timmanam is a traditional Andhra sweet recipe normally prepared on festivals to offer as a sacred food to God. It's also known as kobbari payasam in some places.


Rice flour : 1 cup 
Coconut Milk : 1 cup
Milk : 2 cups
Sugar : 1 cup
Cardamom powder : 1 tea spoon
Cashew nuts
Ghee (Clarified butter) : 2 tea spoons
Salt : 1/2 tea spoon


Take a bowl add rice flour, salt and make a smooth batter by adding water. Stir continuously to avoid lumps.
Take a vessel add 1 cup water, 1 cup milk, 2 cups Coconut milk and boil on slow flame.
Add rice flour batter when milk starts boil and stir continuously to avoid lumps.
When the mixture gets thick add sugar and cardamom powder mix well and cook on slow flame for 2 minutes.
Heat ghee in a pan fry cashew nuts and raisins and add to the payasam.


  1. wow dear amazingly easy and looking soooo gud...have tasted it before and i must say its gud

  2. This. Is very new recipe to me luks so easy n must have great taste also...so creamy n smoothy texture...yum...thank you hema for sharing authentic n traditional recipes from andhra cuisine....

  3. Mmm...! It's really yummy and love the soft texture!

  4. Sounds so easy and yummy.Beautiful texture.

  5. yummy dessert... takes away the burden of standing in the kitchen for hours... love the texture and flavours:)

  6. Love the idea and surely going to try it out :)
    US Masala

  7. Delicious and wonderful looking sweet, simply inviting..

  8. Looks yummy, sounds delicious...interesting recipe, would love to try this soon.

  9. Am sure it must have tasted heaven :)


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