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Moong Dal Payasam Recipe

Moong Dal Payasam
How to make Moong Dal Payasam

About Moong Dal Payasam Recipe: Blended moong dal cooked with the flavors of coconut milk, cardamom and cinnamon. Moong dal payasam is the perfect Indian dessert to have on a cold winter evening. Moong dal payasam is also prepared on special festivals like Onam and as prasadam during various pujas across South India. Made in desi ghee with just a few other ingredients, this is an easy dessert recipe to prepare at home and relish with family.

  • Total Cook Time 55 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 40 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Moong Dal Payasam

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

How to Make Moong Dal Payasam

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