Pachai Parpu Payasam Recipe - Green gram payasam.

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Main Ingredients : Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)(मूंगदाल धुली), Green cardamom(छोटी इलाइची)

Cuisine : Kerala

Course : Desserts

Pachai Parpu Payasam

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For more recipes related to Pachai Parpu Payasam checkout Moong Dal Halwa , Moong Dal Halwa , Mooger Puli , Dal Phirni . You can also find more Desserts recipes like Magic Chocolate Mud Pudding, Besan Ka Halwa, Butter Caramel Kheer with Cupcakes, Tel Poli. Or try out these recipes from Kerala Cuisine like Til Pulao, Poricha Konju, Kongunadu Eratchi Biryani, Nadan Kozhi Kari.

Pachai Parpu Payasam Recipe - How to make Pachai Parpu Payasam


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) 110 grams

  • Green cardamom 1

  • Coconut milk,thick 4 tablespoons

  • Milk 4 tablespoons

  • Sugar 60 grams


Step 1

Soak the moong dal overnight. Simmer in plenty of water over a low heat until soft (15-20 minutes). Split open the cardamom and discard the pod. When the moong dal is soft, drain the water.

Step 2

Add the coconut milk, sugar and cardamom seeds. Cook for another 10 minutes. Add milk and bring to a boil. Take off the heat and serve hot.

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