Moong Dal Payasam is a popular south indian style of kheer recipe made with moong dal and coconut milk. It is a traditional dessert recipe made especially for celebration feast or for the festival like makara sankranti.
Ingredients of Moong Dal Payasam
- ¾ cup moong dal
- 2¼ cup water
- 1 tsp ghee
- 1 cup jaggery
- ¼ cup water
- 1 cup thin coconut milk
- 1 tbsp ghee
- 10 cashew
- 2 tbsp raisins
- 2 tbsp dry coconut
- ¼ tsp cardamom powder
- ¼ cup thick coconut milk
How to Make Moong Dal Payasam
Roast moong dal on low flame until they turn aromatic.
Add 2¼ cup water and ghee in a cooker.
Pressure cook for 3 whistles.
Take jaggery and water in a pan.
Dissolve jaggery completely.
Filter it to remove any impurities if present.
Add in pressure cooked moong dal and mix well.
- Add thin coconut milk and stir well, simmer for 2 minutes.
Put the fried nuts over payasam along with cardamom powder.
Turn off the flame.
Finally, enjoy moong dal payasam.