Gasagase payasa – Natural Sleeping Drug !!!


Are you suffering from loss of sleep ? Looking for a natural home remedy for sleeplessness that has no side effects ? You must try this healthy drink made with poppy seeds and coconut milk.Traditionally called gasagase payasa in our native language,this is nothing but poppy kheer.Very easy,very healthy kheer that can be made with minimal number of Ingredients.One glass of poppy kheer before bedtime and see the magic 🙂 you will fall asleep in no time.This kheer will also relieve you from joint pains.And here comes the recipe 🙂

Ingredients required :
Poppy seeds - 1 cup
homemade thin coconut milk - 3 cups
homemade thick coconut milk - 1.5 cups
jaggery - 3/4 cup
cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp

* Dry roast poppy seeds in low flame for 4 to 5 minutes.
* Grind the dry roasted poppy seeds by adding little water in a blending jar.
* Add the poppy seed paste to a pan or a wok and add 3 cups of thin coconut milk to it.
* Mix it well and then turn on the flame.
* Let it boil for 5 minutes in low to medium flame.
* After 5 minutes add 3/4 cup of jaggery and stir it.wait until jaggery melts.
* Once the jaggery has melted and the mixture has come to the second boil,
  add thick coconut milk.
* Stir it and boil it in low flame for 3 minutes under closed lid.
* Turn off the flame after 3 minutes.And finally add cardamom powder and mix.
* Allow this to cool and then serve it in a glass.
* 1 glass of this drink before going to bed would make you get a good sound sleep
  and remove any existing body pain too.

Step by step recipe with photos:

1.Dry roast poppy seeds in a pan.poppykheer.mp4.00_00_10_23.Still002poppykheer.mp4.00_00_18_01.Still0032.Transfer the dry roasted poppy seeds to blending jar,add little water and grind it into a fine paste.poppykheer.mp4.00_00_34_07.Still004poppykheer.mp4.00_00_43_00.Still005poppykheer.mp4.00_00_58_02.Still0063.Transfer the poppy seed paste to a pan or a wok and add 3 cups of fresh homemade thin coconut milk.Mix it well and turn on the flame.It is important to use homemade and fresh coconut milk and not the shop bought as it may contain some preservatives.poppykheer.mp4.00_01_05_10.Still007poppykheer.mp4.00_01_10_29.Still0084.Keep stirring it and let it boil in medium flame for 5 minutes.After 5 minutes add 3/4 cup of jaggery.poppykheer.mp4.00_01_38_18.Still009poppykheer.mp4.00_02_08_16.Still0105.Once the jaggery has melted and the mixture has come to second boil,add fresh homemade thick coconut milk.poppykheer.mp4.00_02_33_26.Still011.jpg6.Close it with a lid and boil it in low flame for 3 minutes.And then turn off the flame.poppykheer.mp4.00_02_51_02.Still012.jpg7.After turning off the flame add cardamom powder and mix it.poppykheer.mp4.00_03_08_23.Still014.jpg8.Allow the kheer to cool down and then serve it in a bowl or glass.poppykheer.mp4.00_03_24_24.Still015poppykheer.mp4.00_03_32_18.Still016And our natural sleeping drug poppy kheer or gasagase payasa is ready to drink 🙂 .. For video recipe click here: