Plain Moong dal payasam

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - moong dal (paasi paruppu)
  • 1 cup - jaggery
  • 1 cup - milk
  • Water as required
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • 2 or 3 - cardamom
  • 10-12 - cashewnut
  • 10 - dry grapes
  • 1 tbsp - coconut (grated)

How to Make Plain Moong dal payasam

  • Fry the moong dal slightly in a frying pan without oil.
  • Pressure cook the fried moong dal with enough water for 3 whistles.
  • In a vessel heat the jaggery with little water.
  • Filter the heated jaggery and bring it to boil.
  • Smash the boiled dal and add it to boiling jaggery.
  • After mixing it well add milk.
  • After 2 minutes remove from heat.
  • Fry the cashewnut and dry grapes in ghee and add it to the above dal and & jaggery mixture and mix it well.
  • Finally add the cardamom powder.
  • Delicious payasam is ready to serve.