How to make Chana and Moong Payasam - Payasam prepared using Sugar Free Natura.

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Main Ingredients : Split Bengal gram (chana dal) (चने की दाल), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka

Course : Desserts

Chana and Moong Payasam

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Chana and Moong Payasam Recipe Card

Chana and Moong Payasam

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chana and Moong Payasam Recipe

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked 2 tablespoons

  • Milk 1 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 4 tbsps + teaspoons

  • Cashewnuts 15-20

  • Scraped coconut 1/2 cup

  • Sugarfree Natura 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat two tablespoons ghee in a deep non-stick pan. Heat two tablespoons in another non-stick pan.

Step 2

Add the chana dal and moong dal to the deep pan and sauté. Add the cashewnuts to the other pan and sauté over low heat.

Step 3

Add one and a half cups water and milk to the dals, cover and let them cook on medium heat, stirring occasionally. You can also cook them in a pressure cooker.

Step 4

When the cashewnuts are golden, drain and transfer them into a bowl. Sauté the coconut in the ghee remaining in the till lightly browned and fragrant.

Step 5

Add the Sugarfree Natura to the cooked dals and mix. Add the coconut and mix well. Add the cashewnuts, keeping some for garnishing.

Step 6

Add two teaspoons ghee and cook for three to four minutes.

Step 7

Serve garnished with the reserved cashewnuts at room temperature.

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