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Poppy Seeds and Dal Kheer Recipe

Poppy Seeds and Dal Kheer 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 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • green gram dal - 1/2 cup.
  • Milk - 1 litre.
  • Bengal Gram dal - 1/4 cup.
  • Jaggery powder - 1 cup.
  • Poppy Seeds - 4 tbsp.
  • Cardamom seeds - 1/2 tsp.
  • Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup.
  • How to Make Poppy Seeds and Dal Kheer:

    1. Lightly roast the poppy seeds and cardamom seeds without oil or ghee.
    2. Cool slightly and powder.
    3. Add grated coconut and grind to a smooth paste with a little milk.
    4. In a thick bottomed pan, roast the green gram dal over a low flame till pale brown.
    5. Add the Bengal gram dal and 2.5 cups of water. Cook till the dals are soft.
    6. Meanwhile, melt jaggery in 1 cup of water, cook till syrupy, strain and keep aside.
    7. When the dals are soft, add the jaggery syrup.
    8. When it starts boiling, add the ground paste and powder. Simmer for 5 mins.
    9. Add milk and boil and remove from fire.
    10. Serve hot or cold.


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