Parpu Payasam

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 100 g - channa dal
  • 150 g - jaggery
  • 25 g - raw rice
  • 50 g - grated coconut
  • 1/4 litre - milk
  • 2 - cardamoms
  • Cashews for garnish
  • 1 tbsp - ghee

How to Make Parpu Payasam

  • Wash and soak channa dal for about 1 hour in water.
  • Wash rice (no need to soak it) and grind along with coconut and cardamom.
  • Cook channa dal on a medium flame.
  • When channa dal is half cooked, add the rice-coconut-cardamom mixture.
  • Let the mixture cook till the channa dal becomes soft. Do not over cook the dal.
  • Powder the jaggery, add to the mixture and keep stirring till you get a semi-solid consistency.
  • Pour the milk and wait till it just begins to boil.
  • Remove from flame and add cashews fried in ghee.
  • Serve hot.