Paruppu Payasam Recipe - Stewed Dal Coconut Milk Payasam
Paruppu Payasam Recipe is a delicious payasam made with a blend of coconut milk and dal which is a comforting dessert to be had any time of the day. Serve this payasam as a dessert for a party or any festival like Onam, Tamil New Years Day or Varamahalakshmi.
The Paruppu Payasam is a very traditional South Indian payasam/kheer recipe made from moong dal, chana dal lentils with silky body lent by cooking it in coconut milk, with additional flavours of cardamom and dark jaggery. The Paruppu Payasam is a nutritious and a high protein dessert that can be served for parties or even as a snack for children. Since this payasam has coconut and coconut being auspicious, the payasam is served as an offering to the gods during the festivals like Onam and Tamil New Year.
Serve the Paruppu Payasam Recipe Recipe for any festive Occasion as a Dessert.
Here are some other traditional Onam Recipes for your sadya menu:
- 300 ml Milk
- 200 ml Coconut milk
- 1/4 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split) , washed and soaked
- 2 tablespoons Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal) , washed and soaked
- 2 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
- 1/2 cup Jaggery
- 6 Cashew nuts , halved
- 1 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
- 2 tablespoons Ghee
How to make Paruppu Payasam Recipe - Stewed Dal Coconut Milk Payasam
To begin making Paruppu Payasam, first heat ghee in a small pan on low flame, add in the cashew nuts and roast on low heat until golden and crisp. Turn off the flame and keep aside.
In a pressure cooker, combine the washed and drained chana dal and moong dal and pressure cook for 4 whistles. Turn off the flame and allow the pressure to release naturally. Drain the water and set the dals aside.
Once cooked, transfer the dals to a heavy bottom pan, add in the milk, coconut milk, coconut, jaggery and cardamom powder.
Stir and simmer the dal mixture until the jaggery dissolves and bring the mixture to a brisk boil. Turn the heat to low and simmer for a few more minutes.
Finally add in the roasted cashewnut and serve hot or cold.
Serve the Paruppu Payasam Recipe for any festive occasion or as a Dessert for parties.
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