Dal payasam is an important South Indian delight. It is referred by different names such as moong dal payasam, green gram payasam, parippu payasam, parippu prathaman etc. It is a sweet delight and very delicious.
Dal - 1 cup
Jaggery - 2 medium balls
Coconut milk (thick)- 1 cup
Cashew nuts - 6
Raisins - 1 tbs
Cardamom - 5 (powder it)
Ghee - 1 tsp
1. Ready made Maggi coconut powder, if available, can be used. If fresh coconut milk is used, use the third milk for cooking the dal, and after adding the jaggery add the second milk. Finally add the thick milk.
2. Dal should be cooled before cooking.
3. After the thick coconut milk is added, do not cook for long time. Within 2-3 minutes of cooking, when payasam just comes up, the stove should be switched off.
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