Wash and Clean the carrot well. Chop the Carrot. Add chopped carrot add enough water and cook until its 75% cooked. Do not add more water. Or the nutrients gets washed away in the water. Cook until the water disappears.
If any water remains drain them and blend the carrot into a smooth past. Saute carrot in 1 tablespoon of ghee (I missed to click a pic in this step). Bring the milk to boil in a sauce pan.
Add in the saute carrot into the milk. Cook until the milk and the Carrot blend well. Add in cardamom powder and sugar and cook them.
Finally garnish with the roasted nuts. Delicious payasam in now ready to
Any choice of nuts and dry fruits can be roasted in ghee and garnished at the end.
For boiling carrot it can also be pressure cooked upto 3 whistles. I am not in favor of Pressure cooking as i feel the nutrients of the carrot are lost in pressure cooking. Hence i prefer open cooking in a pot like the way i have shared the recipe here.
If pressure cooking Chopped carrot then cook only for 1 whistle.