4.5 from 2 votes
Parippu pradhaman recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Parippu pradhaman recipe a creamy and delicious kerala style payasam made during special occasions like onam,vishu etc.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Author: Sharmilee J
  • 1/2 cup split yellow moong dal
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup jaggery
  • 1/3 cup thin coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup thick coconut milk
  • 1/8 tsp dry ginger powder
  • 1/8 tsp jeera powder
  • a pinch cardamom powder
  • 5 nos cashews (broken)
  • 1.5 tbsp coconut pieces
  • 1 tbsp melted ghee
  1. In a pressure cooker heat a tbsp of ghee - first add cashews fry till golden brown, set aside.Then add coconut pieces and fry till golden brown,set aside.Now add moong dal and roast for few mins until fragrant, do not let it brown.

  2. Add water and pressure cook for 2 whistles in low medium flame.Switch off.

  3. Let the pressure release by itself, now open and mash it up well with a laddle.Now place it in flame and add jaggery syrup, mix well.

  4. Extract coconut milk.First add thin coconut milk and let it boil and cook for 5mins in low flame.

  5. Cook until the payasam is slightly thick.Now add thick coconut milk.mix well.

  6. Add jeera powder,dry ginger powder and cardamom powder, roasted cashews and coconut pieces, mix it and switch off.

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