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Pesara Pappu Payasam Recipe

Pesara Pappu Payasam is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - jaggery.
  • 1.5 litres - milk.
  • 1.5 cups - water to pressure cook dal.
  • 1.25 cups - water to prepare Jaggery syrup.
  • 3/4 cup - split yellow moong dal.
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder.
  • 2 tbsp - cashew nuts.
  • 1 tbsp - raisins.
  • 1 tbsp - ghee.
  • How to Make Pesara Pappu Payasam:

    1. Heat ghee, roast cashew nuts and raisins till brown. Remove from pan and keep aside.
    2. In the same pan, add the moong dal and roast it till a nice aroma emanates and it turns a light brown shade.
    3. Remove from pan and pressure cook the dal till soft.
    4. In a vessel, boil jaggery in water till it melts. Remove scum.
    5. In a heavy bottomed vessel, boil milk, stirring once in a while.
    6. Add the cooked mushy dal to the milk and mix well.
    7. Add jaggery syrup and keep stirring on low flame till well-blended.
    8. Add the cardamom powder, cashew nuts and raisins.
    9. Serve warm or chilled.


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