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Moong Dal Payasam | Dal Kheer | ಹೆಸರುಬೇಳೆ ಬೆಲ್ಲದ ಪಾಯಸ


  • 1 cup moong dal

  • 3/4 - 1 cup jaggery

  • 1 tsp ghee (+ 1 tbsp ghee optional)

  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds

  • 1/4 dry coconut powder

  • 1/4 cardamom powder

  • 3/4 cup milk

  • 12 - 15 cashews

  • 2 tbsp raisins

  • 2 cups of water


  1. In a pan roast poppy seeds on a low heat and transfer to the blender, also add coconut powder, cardamom powder, water and blend into a smooth paste.

  2. Keep that aside.

  3. Melt 1 tsp ghee in a pan, add cashews and raisins. then on a low heat roast until they turn golden brown and remove.

  4. In the same pan roast the moong dal on low heat until they turn aromatic and transfer to a pressure cooker.

  5. Add water and pressure cook for 3 whistles or until dal turns soft.

  6. Mix the dal well and add coconut paste,  jaggery and milk, stir well.

  7. Now add 1 tbsp ghee and simmer for 2 minutes, add in the fried nuts over payasam

  8. and give a good mix or sprinkle before serving.


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