Green gram dal - Pachai paruppu payasam - 1/2 cup
Jaggery - Vellam - 1 cup
Grated/Shredded coconut - Thuriviya thengai - 1/2 cup
Cashew nuts - Munthiri paruppu - 2 table spoons
Raisins - Dratchai - 1 table spoon
Cardamom - Elakkai - 2 nos.
Milk - Pal - 1 cup
Ghee - Nei - 2 table spoons
- Wash and boil green gram dal in pressure cooker adding 1 cup of water. Mean time grate jaggery and keep it aside. Fry cashew nuts, raisins in ghee and keep it aside. Make cardamom powder adding little sugar.
- Once the dal is boiled add grated jaggery and grated coconut to it. Finally ad ghee and fried cashew nuts and raisins and add cardamom powder. Add milk to this and allow to boil for some 5 minutes.
Dal payasam is ready to be served. It can be served for 6 people. It requires some 30 minutes to prepare.
Note: Green gram dal will be more in quantity after boiled, hence 1/2 cup is more than enough. Always boil this dal in medium or low flame as it will come out easily when kept in pressure cooker.
Optional: Ingredients can be added/removed.
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