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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Kadalapradhaman



Kadala payasam is prepared using kadala parippu, otherwise known as Channa daal with jaggery in coconut milk. Its a main item in sadya, especially in Kerala.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Channa daal(kadala parippu) -1 cup
  • Gaggery -2 cup
  • Ghee - 4 tbsp
  • Cashew nut - 10 nos
  • Coconut cuts - 2 tbsp
  • Thin coconut milk - 2 cup
  • Thick coconut Milk - 1 cup
  • Sesame - 1 tsp
  • Cumin seed - 1 tsp
  • Dry Ginger powder(chukku podi)- ¼ tsp
  • Cardamom powder - ¼ tsp
  • Raisin -2 tbsp
  • water - ½ cup

PREPARATION METHOD:
  • Cook Daal in a pressure cooker.
  • Mash the Cooked daal.
  • Put 2 tbsp ghee in a pan.
  • Add mashed daal in it and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Mix Jaggery in water till dilute it.
  • Filter jaggery and add the jaggery to daal and saute it. 
  • Once the daal cooks in jaggery and bubbles appear add  thin coconut milk and let it boil.
  • Add thick coconut milk and dry ginger powder, cardamom powder and stir well.
  • Turn off the stove.
  • Heat the remaing ghee in a pan.
  • Fry coconut cut in brown colour.
  • Fry cashew nut, raisin, cumin seed, sesame.
  • Add this seasoning to the payasam
Recommended Combination: Serve with Pazham and Pappadam.

1 comment:

  1. Yummy payasam lakshmi, your food is really awesome!

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