Moong dal kheer recipe | Pasi paruppu payasam

Moong dal kheer recipe | Pasi paruppu payasam a South Indian style delicious payasam, a tasty kheer also known as pesara paruppu with step by step photos. Split green gram is Moong dal in Hindi, Pasi Paruppu in tamil and pesara paruppu in telugu. This is prepared for neivedhyam or prasadham, an offering made to Gods during Poojas. Moong dal is rich in protein and fiber and low in fat and calories. For more details click – Health benefits of moong dal

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Ingredients:-

  • moong dal / pasi paruppu – 1/4 cup
  • cow milk or coconut milk – 1/2 cup
  • jaggery / vellam – 1/2 cup
  • nuts and dry grapes – as needed
  • ghee – 1 tsp
  • green cardomom / elakkai – 1
  • water – 1 to 1.5 cups
Moong dal kheer recipe | Pasi paruppu payasam - ingredients
Moong dal kheer recipe | Pasi paruppu payasam – ingredients

Method:-

1. Dry roast moong dal till you get a good flavour of the dal.

Roasting moong dal in pan
Roasting moong dal in pan

2. Add water and cook moong dal in low flame.

Water added
Water added

3. In another container add jaggery with little (around 2 tsps) water and heat it till jaggery dissolves completely.

Jaggery syrup
Jaggery syrup

4. By this time moong dal will be well cooked and becomes soft.

Cooked moong dal
Cooked moong dal

5. Mash cooked moong dal using a potato masher.

Mashing cooked moong dal
Mashing cooked moong dal

6. Now filter jaggery syrup and add to the cooked moong dal.

Jaggery syrup added
Jaggery syrup added

7. Mix well and then add milk / coconut milk. Keep in low flame for 2 minutes and switch off the stove.

Milk added
Milk added

8. Heat one tsp of ghee in a fry pan and fry cashewnuts, green cardomom and dry grapes to golden colour.

Frying cashewnuts and dry grapes
Frying cashewnuts and dry grapes

9. Garnish with these nuts and serve warm.

Moong dal kheer recipe | Pasi paruppu payasam
Moong dal kheer recipe | Pasi paruppu payasam

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