Kadala Payasam (Chana Dal Kheer)

Sweet Dessert made of chana dal (kadalapparippu) and jaggery

Kadala Payasam (Chana Dal Kheer)

Kadala Payasam (Chana Dal Kheer)

Sweet Dessert made of chana dal (kadalapparippu) and jaggery

Category : Desserts, Payasam

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By Renjini Selvan

Published On: 02 Aug 2009

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 8
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Directions

Step 1

Pressure cook chana dal.
:- Make sure the dal is cooked well but not mashed.

Step 2

Crush the cooked chana dal in a mixer.
:- Do not grind it into a paste, just crush it lightly.

Step 3

In a heavy bottom vessel, boil the jaggery syrup and mix in crushed, cooked dal.

Step 4

Mix it well till the crushed dal absorbs the syrup well and reaches a thick consistency.

Step 5

Add the 2nd extract of coconut milk, mix well and cook on low heat.

Step 6

When it starts thickening, add the Ist extract of coconut milk, mix well and remove from heat.
:- Make sure the dish does not come to a boil after adding the Ist extract of coconut milk.

Step 7

Sprinkle cardamom powder over the payasam.

Step 8

Heat ghee in a pan and fry coconut flakes till it becomes golden brown.

Step 9

Drain it and sprinkle it over the payasam.

Step 10

In the remaining ghee, fry cashew nuts and sprinkle it along with the ghee over the payasam.

Step 11

:- Kadala Payasam is ready to serve!!!

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