Paruppu Payasam

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - kadle bele/ channa dal.
  • 1-1.5 cup - jaggery.
  • 2 cups - fresh grated coconut or thick coconut milk.
  • 3/4-1 tsp - rava or raw rice.
  • 1 tsp - ghee.
  • 1 tsp - elaichi powder.
  • 1-2 tsp - raisins.
  • 1-2 tsp - cashews.

How to Make Paruppu Payasam

  • Pressure cook channa dal in water and keep aside.
  • Dry roast the rava until the raw smell disappears and add it to the cooked channa dal (if you are using raw rice, dry roast it and grind it to a smooth powder and then add to the dal. This gives thickness to the payasam).
  • Add thick coconut milk to the above mixture and boil (if you are using grated coconut, grind the coconut with water to a smooth paste and then boil with the mixture).
  • Add extra water if required. Stir regularly.
  • Add jaggery and elaichi powder.
  • Roast raisins and cashews in 1 tsp ghee and add to payasam.
  • Mix well and let it boil for some more time.
  • Adjust the sweetness according to your taste.
  • Serve hot or cold, as desired.