Sago mung dal payasam

Sago mung dal payasam is a popular Indian Snack
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Serves 6
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250g - split mung dal without husk (dry fried and soaked for 2 hours)

100g - sago, soaked for 1/2 hour

250g - Jaggery powder

1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder

1 tbsp - cashew nuts, broken

1 tbsp - Raisins

1 tbsp - fresh coconut, cut into small pieces

1 tbsp - Ghee

100ml - warm Milk


  1. Make one string syrup with jaggery and keep it warm.
  2. Fry cashew nuts, raisins and coconut pieces in ghee and keep aside.
  3. Cook mung dal with just enough water till soft but not mashed.
  4. Boil sago till transparent.
  5. Put jaggery syrup on fire, add dal and sago.
  6. Let it simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
  7. Add milk, nuts and cardamom powder. Stir once and remove from fire after a minute.
  8. Serve hot.

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