Learn how to make Kadalai Paruppu Payasam by following this easy simple recipe. Kadalai Paruppu Payasam / Channa Dal Payasam is a delicious jaggery and coconut milk based payasam specially made during festivals, occasions and Onam.
An Onam Sadhya is incomplete without a payasam. They basically serve 2-3 variety of payasam in an Onam Sadhya. It is also served in weddings and other traditional functions and occasions.
I love this dessert because it is super easy, quick and simple to prepare and its a healthy delicious dessert. The flavour is beautiful and it has a very rich texture and taste. So next time you want to make a delicious dessert with health keeping in mind go for this recipe and relish the rich taste and get impressive 😁.
Happy cooking 😀
Preparation time :10 mins
Cooking time : 15 mins
Channa Dal – 100 gms
Jaggery – 1 cup grated
Coconut milk – 2 cups
Cardamom powder – ½ tsp
Ginger powder – ¼ tsp
Ghee – 4 tbsps
Coconut – 2 tbsps small pieces
Cashewnuts – 8-10 chopped
Raisins – 1 tbsp
Water – 1 cup
In a sauce pan add the grated jaggery and add water just upto immersing level. Heat it a bit and take off the heat. Let the jaggery dissolve in the hot water. Later strain it if required and keep aside.
In a pressure cooker add the channa dal and about half cup water just add water upto immersing level and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles. The dal should not be over cooked and mushy.
Now add the jaggery, ginger powder, cardamom powder to the cooked dal and bring to boil. Let it simmer for 2-3 mins.
Add the coconut milk and when it is about to boil take off the heat.
Heat ghee in a pan. Add the coconut peices, cashewnuts and raisins and fry till golden. Pour this over the payasam and mix well.
Serve hot or chilled.