Thursday, April 9, 2009

Payathamparrupu Payasam - Moong Dhal Kheer

Nutritional Info - Split moong dal is a skinned and halved version of the whole moong bean.They are a good source of protein and iron.

Cooking Time - 20 min
Preparation Time - 5 to 10 min
Serves - 4


Moong Dhal - 1 cup
Channa Dhal - 1 tbsp
Jaggery - 1 Cup
Saffron - few strands
Elaichi Powder - 1/4 tsp
Water - 3 cups
Cold Milk - 1/2 cup

Ghee - 1 tbsp
Nuts(Cashew or Badam)

Method to make Kheer

1) Dry roast Moong Dhal and Channa Dhal till it is slightly roasted and you get a good aroma.
2) Once the dhal is roasted add water, saffron and let it boil till the dhal is completely cooked.
3) You can add as and when required and keep stirring so that the dhal doesn't stick to the bottom.
4) Now add the jaggery and stir it is completely dissolved.
5) Switch off and add milk and elaichi powder
6) Heat the ghee and add the nuts and once toasted garnish the kheer.


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