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Moong dal payasam, pessara pappu payasam

Aruna Saraschandra
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Moong dal payasam, pessara pappu payasam RECIPE

Moong dal kheer is also known as Pasi paruppu payasam in Tamil. We can prepare this Moong dal kheer with jaggery or with sugar. I use to prepare Moong dal kheer with jaggery and coconut milk combination for festivals. For quick fix today i am preparing Moong dal kheer with sugar and dry coconut pieces.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Festive
  • Indian
  • Boiling
  • Frying
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Moong dal - 1 cup
  2. Sugar - 1/2 cup
  3. Milk - 1/2 litre
  4. Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  5. Dry Coconut pieces - 2 tsp
  6. Cashew nuts - 10 to 12
  7. Raisin - 10- 12


  1.  Boil milk and keep it ready.
  2. Take a pan add Moong dal and dry roast on medium flames for 3 minutes or till it turns light brown in color.
  3. Wash the dry roasted moongdal well. Now combine dal with 2 glasses of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
  4. Mash the dal smoothly and keep it ready.
  5. Take a pan/kadai add 2 tsp of ghee add cashew nuts and dry coconut pieces fry it until it changes brown color. And take it into plate.
  6. Now add Raisins,fry it well and take it into plate.
  7. Add boiled milk to the same pan and add mashed moong dal, sugar and elachi powder. Let it boil for 5 minutes.
  8. Add fried cashew nuts, dry coconut and raisins mix it well and switch off the flames.
  9. Yummy Moong dal kheer is ready to serve :yum::yum::yum:.

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Neema Bhardwaj
Neema Bhardwaj   Aug-02-2018


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