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December 8, 2008

Parippu Payasam

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Festival : Onam Region : Kerala
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Last Updated: 8-12-2008
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Ingredients :

Parippu (Green gram dal) 

- 250gm

Sarkara (Jaggery)

- 250gm

Coconut milk 

- From 2 coconuts


- 2 tbs
Cashew nuts, Raisins - As required for seasoning
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There are several varieties of 'payasams'.  One is in which rice, wheat or vermicelli is boiled with milk and sweetened with sugar. It goes by the name of 'pal payasam'. Another, is made of boiled rice or dal or wheat, to which is added jaggery and coconut milk. Both are flavoured with spices. 


Cooking Method : 

Fry dal till light brown. Clean and boil the fried dal well. 
Heat jaggery with some water and make a thick solution. Take milk from the coconut thrice. Keep the thick milk taken 1st, aside. Add the 2nd and 3rd milk and the jaggery solution to the boiled dal. Simmer on medium flame till thick. Fry the cashewnuts and Raisins in ghee. Add these and the 1st milk to the payasam . Mix well and remove from fire.

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   Gouthami, CHENNAIReplyPosted On:2/9/2009
This is an excelent dish very tasty!try it out!