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Moong Dal Payasam Recipe

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Adjust Servings:
1 cup moong dal/ mung beans
2 cups water
1 cup jaggery
1/3 cup water (for melting jaggery)
1 cup milk
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
1 tbsp ghee
1 tbsp cashews, chopped

Nutritional information

258 kcal
24.36 g
14.8 g
12.22 g
175 mg
37 mg

Moong Dal Payasam Recipe

    • 30 mins
    • Serves 6
    • Medium



    Every Indian state has a signature dish. However, some delicacies, despite the origin of the dish, are famous all over the country. Kerala is a southernmost state in India and is well known for nature preserved landmarks. It is also famous for many delicacies.Onam is a prominent festival in Kerala and is similar to a harvest festival. Moong dal payasam is specially prepared during Onam. It is a rich and classic South Indian dessert which can be prepared using only two additional ingredients. Moong dal is also known as mung beans.

    Health Benefits

    Mung beans are filled with healthy nutrients. It has high antioxidant levels useful to prevent many chronic diseases. Mung beans also have antioxidants vitexin and isovitexin may prevent heat stroke. It may lower “bad” LDL cholesterol levels, reducing heart disease risk. It is also rich in potassium, magnesium, and fiber, and helps in reducing blood pressure.

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    How to make Moong Dal Payasam Recipe

    • Dry roast moong dal until you notice a distinct aroma.
    • Transfer the moong dal to the cooker.
    • Add water. Pressure cook for 4 whistles or until dal is soft.
    • Transfer the cooked dal to a pan. Set aside.
    • Dissolve jaggery in water completely.
    • Cook until the jaggery thickens a little.
    • Strain and add jaggery syrup to the cooked moong dal.
    • Mix well and let it boil for 5-7 mins.
    • Add cardamom powder, milk and let it boil for until it is thick and creamy.
    • Switch off of the flame and add coconut milk.
    • Heat ghee in a wok, add cashews. Fry until golden.
    • Add the fried cashews to the moong dal mix and stir well.
    • Serve hot or warm.


    • Mung beans (moong dal) are one of many species recently moved from the genus Phaseolus to Vigna. The species is still often incorrectly cited as Phaseolus aureus or Phaseolus radiatus.
    • The mung bean is indigenous to India and is cultivated in China and much of Asia in general. This Asian vegetable plant was first produced in the U.S. in the late 19th century as a livestock feed.
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