Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam | How to make Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam

By Priya Tharshini  |  28th Apr 2017  |  
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About Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam Recipe

Pasiparuppu Payasam / Moong dal kheer is a traditional south indian payasam made during many festivals and poojas. Some may make this payasam by adding coconut milk but  we make this usually with plain milk. This is very easy and quick sweet variety that can be made in no time.

Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Priya Tharshini is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 20 minutes. This is recipe of Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam is perfect to serve 2 people. Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam by commenting on this page below!

Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam

Ingredients to make Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam

  • moong dal / Pasi Paruppu – 1/2 cup
  • jaggery – 1/4 cup
  • water - 1/4 cup  + 1/4 cup
  • Milk – 1/4 cup, boiled and cooled
  • cardamom powder – 1 tsp
  • ghee – 1 tbsp
  • cashews – 1 tbsp
  • Chopped coconut - 1 tbsp

How to make Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam

  1. Dry roast moong dal till nice aroma comes.Allow it to cool down.
  2. Then pressure cook moong dal by adding 1/4 cup of water for 4 whistles.
  3. Once the dal is cooked mash it slightly with the masher . Add the moong dal to a pan.
  4. Take the jaggery and 1/4 cup of water in sauce pan and cook till the jaggery dissolves completely.
  5. Filter the jaggery syrup and add it to the cooked moong dal.
  6. Mix the jaggery syrup and moong dal well . Cook till it boils.Then add cardamom powder and mix well.
  7. Add the boiled&cooled milk to it.Mix it well.
  8. When it begin to boil switch off. Dont allow it to boil for more time.
  9. Roast cashews and coconut pieces in ghee and add to it.
  10. Serve the pasi paruppu payasam hot...!!

My Tip:

1. Don't dry roast the moong dal for long time. 2.Instead of milk you can also add coconut milk

Reviews for Moong Dal Kheer / Payasam (1)

Shashi Bhargava3 years ago

I love it

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