ambalapuzha palpayasam

ambalapuzha paal pyasam

ambalapuzha palpayasam/gopala kashayam

The sweet porridge made of milk, sugar and rice offered in ambalapuzha sree krishna temple otherwise called Amabalapuzha Pal payasam.
According to Travancore Devaswom board it was also known as gopala kashayam (kashayam literally means a decoction or extract of a single herb or group of herbs). What is unique about ambalapuzha palpayasam?
The payasam bears a legacy of four centuries. It has a unique fragrance and the distinctive colour of the champaka  flower.This unique taste and flavour has not been able to be replicated by others. Even king marthanda varma of the tranvancore kingdom could not replicate this taste when the same payasam was prepared as an offering to the diety at sree padmanabha swami temple.
The larger quantity of palpayasam is made at the temple on Thursdays, Sundays, and on Vishu and Ashtami Rohini. The advance booking of palpayasam has been limited to 110 litres on these days, and to 90 litres on other days .. .Please note than genuine ambalapuzha pal payasam is available at the temple counter only and no other agency has been assigned the sale or distribution of payasam. The temple devasom authorities of sree krishna temple can be contacted at the following telephone number landline: +91- 477 -2272090, 2278825 , 2272290.
 Those who have complaints about the quality of palpayasam can contact the Devaswom Board Vigilance SP through his e-mail id sptdbvig@gmail.com. .

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About Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple

also called Dwaraka of the South. One of the oldest temples in kerala . Established during 15-17 AD by the ruler of chempakasherri , Sri. Devanarayan. Chembakasherri was later renamed as Ambalapuzha.
How to reach ambalappuzha temple?: Ambalapuzha is a small town about 13 kilometers from alappuzha town beside NH 66 (alappzha to trivandrum) (old nh 47). The temple is situated about 1.5 kilometers east of the town junction.
 The presiding diety is parthasarathi some mention it as gopalakrishna Click here to know more about Ambalapuzha sree krishna temple 

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