Payasam as we call in tamil nadu is a must dessert in any occasion be it a marriage or a small get together.
It will be made as offering to god for pooja. It is a healthy and energetic recipe during fasting days.
My mom makes this payasam during sashti days for lord muruga.
Let’s move on to making the payasam , it is simple to make with easily available ingredients .
Kadalaiparrupu ( channa dhal ) – 1 cup
Jaggery – ¾ cup
Milk – 1 cup
Grated coconut – 1 tbs
Cardamom powder – ½ tsp
Cook kadalaiparuppu till it is soft to press between fingers.
To this add boiled milk and jaggery.
Stir well till the jaggery completely dissolves.
Add cardamom powder , grated coconut and ghee.
Roast cashew and raisins in ghee and add to payasam.
Kadalaiparuppu payasam is ready to serve.
Serve hot or chill.