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Moong Dal Payasam

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Moong Dal Payasam
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Blended moong dal cooked with the flavors of coconut milk, cardamom and cinnamon. Moong dal payasam is a great dessert to have on a cold winter evening.


  • 200 gm moong dal
  • 4 Tbsp desi ghee
  • 4-5 sticks cinnamon
  • 4 pods green cardamom
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup thick coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Water


  1. Soak moong dal in water.
  2. Heat some ghee in a pan and add cinnamon and green cardamom. Saute for a minute.
  3. Drain the dal and add it to the cooking mixture. Add water and cook for sometime. Remove and leave it to cool.
  4. Blend the dal to make a thick puree.
  5. Heat ghee in a pan and add the dal paste, sugar, green cardamom powder, coconut milk and milk. Cook for sometime.
  6. Serve.