Parippu Payasam (Kheer)

Sunday Dinner - Dessert
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Green gram dal (moong dhuli) –  1 cup
Jaggery – ¾ cup
Coconut milk – 100 ml
Coconut pieces – 1 tbsp
Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
Ghee (clarified butter) – 2 tbsp
Cashew and raisins – as required

  1. Fry the dal in a skillet till nice and brown. Keep it aside to cool. Then wash it with water.
  2. Cook the dal in a cooker (1 whistle only) or open fire.
  3. Add jaggery and mix well
  4. Check for sweetness. If you want it to be sweeter add more jaggery
  5. Add coconut milk and bring it to boil
  6. Add cardamom powder
  7. In a small pan heat ghee, and fry cashew, raisins and coconut pieces
  8. Tip it into simmering dal. Stir and serve.

Onam Asamsakkal

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