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Chana Dal Payasam

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Creamy dal, cooked along with aromatic cardamom and sweet jaggery. A msut have during Navratri festival.
Ingredients
  Chana dal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), soaked
  Rice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), soaked
  Jaggery 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), grated
  Ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 2 1⁄3 Cup (37.33 tbs)
  Cashewnuts 1 Tablespoon, halved
  Raisins 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cardamom powder 1 Pinch
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pressure cooker, combine rice and dal. Mix well.
2. Add water and pressure cook for 3 whistles or till done.
3. Once cooked, remove and add jaggery and cardamom powder. Mix well and keep aside.
4. In a medium sauce pan, bring milk to boil.
5. Once boiled, add dal mixture and mix well.
6. Reduce flame and cook till payasam thickens.
7. Remove from flame and keep aside.
8. In a tempering pan, heat ghee.
9. Add cashewnuts and raisins and sauté for few seconds till golden brown.

SERVING
10. Pour ghee along with fried cashews and raisins in payasam and mix well. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Creamy
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
Navratri is a time for celebration. With family and friends always around home at this auspicious time, I like to serve them something really authentic and traditional. We start Navratri by offering gods a sweet payasam and I am sharing the same with you all :)
Subtitle: 
Chana dal Kheer

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 558 Calories from Fat 120

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21%

Saturated Fat 7.4 g37.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 33.3 mg11.1%

Sodium 116.3 mg4.8%

Total Carbohydrates 104 g34.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.5%

Sugars 76.9 g

Protein 11 g22.5%

Vitamin A 3.3% Vitamin C 0.78%

Calcium 23.5% Iron 14.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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