Kadala Payasam (Chana Dal Kheer)

Sweet Dessert made of chana dal (kadalapparippu) and jaggery

Kadala Payasam (Chana Dal Kheer)

Sweet Dessert made of chana dal (kadalapparippu) and jaggery

Category : Desserts, Payasam

By Renjini Selvan

Published On: 02 Aug 2009

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 8
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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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