Bengalgram dal payasam


1 cup bengalgram dal(soaked for 1/2 hr in water and pressure cooked till soft)
1 cup grated jaggery
1 cup milk
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
Few cashews
2 tsp ghee
A pinch of edible camphor (pachai karpooram in tamil)

Heat the ghee and roast the cashews in it till light golden colour. Add the cooked bengalgram dal to it and roast for a minute. Add the jaggery to it and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.

Finally add the milk, cardamom powder and cook for 5 minutes. Add the edible camphor just before getting it down from the stove.

Serve hot or cold.

This is my entry to the Sweet Series: Cool Desserts event hosted by Mythreyee of Paajaka Recipes

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Ramya Bala said... i am seeing alldessert recipes in blogs:) tempting me:)

Anonymous said...

thts one of my favorite payasams - delicious!
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Uma said...

mmmm. delicious payasam! Looks so inviting.

A_and_N said...

Nice paruppu paayasam recipe!

Unknown said...

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EC said...

@ Ramyabala...every recipe on blogs is tempting..thanks for the comment

Thanks a lot Skribles and Rekha for the award

Thanks Uma, A&N

Sunshinemom said...

Love this one EC! It is among my favourites. I think our version has coconut milk.

Cham said...

Simple and good one :)

Laavanya said...

That's a nice twist to the mungdhal payasam. Looks great EC and congrats on all your awards :)

EC said...

Thanks Sunshinemom...will try out next time with coconut milk

Thanks Cham and Laavanya

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