Poppy Seeds and Dal Kheer

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 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

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