Moong Dal Payasam


Moong Dal Payasam, a delightful South Indian dessert that combines the richness of yellow lentils (moong dal), the creaminess of milk, the sweetness of jaggery, and the fragrance of cardamom. This sweet dish offers a perfect blend of flavors and textures. The creamy moong dal, simmered to perfection, combines harmoniously with the sweetness of jaggery and the richness of milk.
Served warm or chilled, garnished with ghee-roasted nuts, this dessert is a divine experience for dessert enthusiasts and brings joy to any occasion.


  • 1/2 cup Aashirvaad Organic moong dal (split yellow lentils)
  • 1/2 cup jaggery or sugar
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 2 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)
  • A handful of chopped nuts (cashews, almonds, pistachios, etc.)
  • optional Saffron strands

method of

Step 1
Dry roast the moong dal in a pan until golden brown and fragrant.
Step 2
Wash the roasted moong dal and pressure cook it with water for 2 whistles or until soft.
Step 3
In a separate pan, heat ghee and sauté the chopped nuts until golden brown. Set them aside.
Step 4
In the same pan, add the cooked moong dal and jaggery/sugar. Mix well until the jaggery/sugar melts completely.
Step 5
Slowly add the milk and cardamom powder. Stir continuously to prevent lumps.
Step 6
Let it simmer on low heat for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Step 7
Optional: Add saffron strands soaked in warm milk for a touch of elegance.
Step 8
Serve the Moong Dal Payasam warm, garnished with a sprinkle of chopped nuts. Enjoy the comforting flavors!

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