Paruppu Payasam with Palm Jaggery for Aadi Velli / ஆடி வெள்ளி / பருப்பு பாயசம் / பனை வெல்லம்


Moong dal   : 1/2 cup 
Chana dal   : 1 tbsp
Palm Jaggery        : 1/4 cup 
Milk             : 3/4 cup 
Ghee            : 1 tbsp
Cashew nuts  : 1 tbsp
Cardamom powder  : 1/2 tsp
Chopped coconut pieces  : 1 tbsp 


Roast moong dal & chana dal with 1/2 tsp ghee until little brown.
In a pressure cooker add milk, 1/2 cup water and the roasted moong dal and cook upto 3 to 4 whistles.
Make a thick syrup with palm jaggery with little water.Add the cooked dal to the jaggery syrup, mix well add cardamom powder and let it boil on low flame for few minutes.
Remove from flame , fry cashewnuts and coconut pieces in the remaining  ghee and add it to the payasam.
Mix well and serve hot.

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