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paruppu payasam

moong dal payasam / cherupayar parippu payasam 
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: South Indian
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1 cup moong dal
  • 2.5 cups jaggery
  • 1 pinch cardamom powder
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp coconut pieces
  • 2 tbsp ghee


  • dry roast moong dal until aromatic and pressure cook with enough water until mushy. 
  • transfer to a thick bottomed vessel. melt the jaggery till lump free and strain it to the dal. 
  • mix well and let it boil for 5 minutes until it starts to thicken. 
  • keep the flame to low and now add cardamom powder, coconut milk. 
  • keep stirring until the dessert gets heated up.
  • heat ghee and fry the coconut pieces until reddish and add it to the payasam. 
  • mix well and serve the delicious payasam !