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Preparing for a Feast: Paysam

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Every festival in India is a feast for all the senses.

And in Kerala, every feast finishes with paysam.

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Vast cauldrons and trays of the dessert are prepared.

In Kannamaly the church hall is used for its storage.

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This paysam will be given as part of the free meal but can also be purchased

As a “take-away”

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3 responses

  1. That’s enough for our whole town and then some …

    March 21, 2011 at 8:24 pm

  2. Nicer than it looks?

    March 22, 2011 at 3:21 am

    • Nice in small quantities.
      Think treacle, rice pudding, spices and sugar – a lot of sugar. Though in this case the sugar is jaggery.

      March 22, 2011 at 6:33 am

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