Friday, September 28, 2012

Kadalaiparuppu payasam

  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 .
Requirements :
 Kadalaiparrupu ( channa dhal ) – 1 cup
Jaggery – ¾ cup
Cashew -5
Raisins -10
Milk – 1 cup
Grated coconut – 1 tbs
Cardamom powder – ½ tsp

Method :
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.
  I like  chilled payasam most.

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