Karupatti Payasam Recipe - Green gram Palm Jaggery Kheer - Paasipayaru Karupatti Sweet Kanji - Healthy dessert recipe - Pooja recipes - naivedyam recipes

As I mentioned in my previous Kheer / Payasam posts Kheer is one fast and never go wrong dishes. It also provides options to be healthy too. Recently I use Palm jaggery in my diet. I feel my hemoglobin is getting better. Some of my friends also provided similar feedback. So for this festive season I wanted to try kheer with Karupatti / Plam jaggery. It tasted so nice (even though the color is not so appealing). Palm jaggery provided a different / unique taste to Kheer. 
Ingredients:

Whole green gram dhal / Whole moong dal - 1 cup
Coconut milk - 1 cup  
Dry ginger Powder sukku powder - 1 teaspoon (Reduce it to 1/2 if you are not a big fan of ginger taste)
Cardamom powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Palm sugar - 1/2 to 3/4 cup (I have used 1/2 + 1 teaspoon. I felt bit sweet for me)
Cashews - 2 teaspoon (optional)
Ghee - 1/2 teaspoon
Salt a pinch

Method:

Soak Green gram dal for 1 hr. Heat pan add ghee. Fry the cashew till gloden brown and keep it aside

Heat palm sugar with 1/2 cup of water Once melted drain it to remove impurities. Keep it aside. 

Cook the Green gram dal with pinch of salt. When it is cooked (when pressed with finger you can press it) Add Palm sugar syrup. 

Let it boil add dry ginger, Cardamom powder cook for a min. Add coconut milk and switch off the flame

Serve Hot or cold


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