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Moong Dal Payasam

Vegan Payasam

It’s Payasam Time. Payasam makes you nostalgic or reminds you of your grandmother, especially if you are a south Indian. It’s one of the most comforting dishes and is usually made on special and auspicious days. I personally love it for cold rainy days. So Here is a vegan moong dal payasam recipe, packed with protein, the goodness of dry fruits, and lots of love.

Ingredients:

  1. 50 gms boiled Moong Dal
  2. 150 ml Coconut milk
  3. 3 tbsp Jaggery
  4. 3 gms Salt
  5. 1.5 tsp Cardamom powder
  6. 2 tbsp Sago pearls
  7. 1tbsp Roasted Cashews
  8. 1 tbsp Raisins (optional)

Method:

Boil the Moong Dal in 100 ml of water, then add the coconut milk. For the coconut milk, blend 50 gms of coconut with 150 ml of water. Next, add in the Jaggery and then salt. Mix well. Now add the pre-soaked Sago Pearls. Let the mixture cook well, and then add the cashews and raisins. Boil once & turn off the heat.

Enjoy hot or cold. It’s perfect!

– Recipe by Jayalakshmi Rai

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