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Paruppu Payasam Recipe


Mar 01, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Paruppu payasam or moong dal kheer is a festive staple in South Indian homes. The fragrance of roasted cashews and raisins in ghee is bound to make your mouth water. Learn how to prepare this famous Indian dessert from Geeta Sridhar.

INGREDIENTS

    100 Grams - Moong Dal
    1 cup - Bengal Gram Dal
    150 gram - Jaggery
    Coconut milk
    1 tablespoon - Elaichi
    Cashew nuts
    Raisins
    1 tablespoon - Ghee
    Water

DIRECTIONS

Cook jaggery in a pan. Add some water once the jaggery starts exuding moisture.
Once fully melted, add the lentils gradually, and stir.
Slowly, add a mixture of milk and coconut milk. Raise the flame slightly and allow the mixture to come to a boil.
Before switching off the gas, season with cardamom powder.
Roast cashew nuts and raisins in ghee and pour over the payasam.

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Geeta Sridhar is a teacher, mother, social worker and finalist on the fourth season of Masterchef. Her dishes burst with the aroma of South Indian spices. Follow her for easy-to-learn recipes in Tamil.

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