(Last Updated on : 19/01/2017)
Moong Dal Payasam is a lovely dessert that can be made not only during festive occasions but also on special occasions or for guests. One can also make Moong Dal Payasam as an offering to the deities
. This is a very traditional Tamil Brahmin style of making Payasam. It is a one of many varieties of Payasams in South India, especially popular in Kerala
and Tamil Nadu
. The use of moong dal in its preparation makes it even healthier and delectable.
Ingredients for Moong Dal Payasam:
Milk - 1/2 cup
Moong Dal - 1 cup
Jaggery - 1/2 cup
Coconut Milk - 1/4 cup
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
Cashew Nuts - 6 to 8
Raisins - 10 to 12
Ghee - 1 tsp
Dissolve jaggery in very less water and filter it to remove any impurities.
Heat a tsp of ghee and fry cashew nuts and raisins.
Dry roast moong dal till golden brown and nice aroma rises. Set aside to cool.
Pressure cook dal with enough water. Once the pressure subsides, open the cooker and mash the dal nicely with a potato masher.
Now take a wide bottom pan and add cooked moong daal, then add filtered jaggery syrup and milk. Let it cook for 3-5mins.
Then add coconut milk, grated coconut and cardamom powder, give a quick stir.
Bring it to single boil; dont let it boil for more.
Add ghee roasted cashews, raisins and serve hot or cold.
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