Kadalaparippu Payasam

Payasam made with Bengal gram(Kadalaparippu) and Jaggery(Sharkkara)

Kadalaparippu Payasam

Payasam made with Bengal gram(Kadalaparippu) and Jaggery(Sharkkara)

Category : Desserts, Payasam

By Rugmini Kamalan

Published On: 09 Sep 2005

Rating: 4
35 Votes, 8 Reviews
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Step 1

Cook the Bengal gram in a pressure cooker by adding 2 glasses of water.

Step 2

Put the cooked Bengal gram in a mixer grinder and beat it to get a coarse mixture.

Step 3

:- Make sure you don¦t make a paste of it.

Step 4

Dissolve the jaggery in some water and pour it in a vessel.

Step 5

Keep it on fire and cook it.

Step 6

After sometime, filter the jaggery water to get rid of the unwanted stuff.

Step 7

Grate the coconuts and prepare thick coconut milk(2 glass), thin coconut milk(3 glass) and very thin coconut milk(6 glass).

Step 8

Heat up a vessel(preferably Urali).

Step 9

Put the cooked dal into it along with the jaggery water.

Step 10

Add the ghee in between into this and stir well.

Step 11

When the mixture gets fully cooked, add the thinner coconut milk.

Step 12

Add chowari and stir.

Step 13

Allow the mixture to boil.

Step 14

When it starts to reduce, add the thin coconut milk and allow it to boil.

Step 15

Stir well and make sure that the chowari gets cooked.

Step 16

When this too starts to reduce, add the thick milk and the powdered cardamom.

Step 17

:- Do not allow it to boil.

Step 18

Lower the flame and heat it through.

Step 19

Fry the chopped coconuts in the remaining ghee.

Step 20

Add the raisins and cashewnuts and fry them, till they turn brown.

Step 21

Add the the fried ingredients into the payasam.

Step 22

:- Similarly, you can prepare Cherupayaru (Green gram) payasam.


Would like to know the difference between cup & glass in measurements. ie , Cup - How much ml & Glass - How much ml thanks


Nan try cheydu ur recipe and came out well.


thanks a lot


very well explained and thank u for sharing ur recipes - this is a very good one indeed- i tried it for vishu and my husband loved it. thanks alot

reshmi haridas

I have been trying ur recipes.And i loved all of them.thank you....


i tried it for first time,all loved it thank you for the recipe.this web site has very good recipes collection try it.


nice recepie,i never tried to make a payasam with chana dal. after seeing this recepie,i made payasam and it come out well. thanks for such nice recepie and u must send recepies like this ok


wow!!! excellent recipe...thx a lottt!!!

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