- 1 cup bengal gram/senagapappu/dal
- 3/4 cup jaggery, grated
- 400 ml thick coconut milk
- 2 large pinches edible camphor
- 2 tsp ghee
- 10-12 cashews, chopped
- 1 tbsp coconut, chopped into small pieces
A balanced diet on plate needs to have proteins in the right qualtity. Among other food, lentils are a significantly rich in protein. In south India, lentils are known as ‘pappu’ or ‘pappulu’. While a lot of people relish new types of food, the good old lentils are always part of the diet in every Indian home. Senagapappu or chana dal/bengal gram is a well-known lentil used in making a variety of dishes. While it is commonly cooked as dal, soups, and curries, you can also use it to make sweets. Children love sweets. Try this senagapappu payasam today as a dessert, one that is both delicious and loaded with proteins.
- Bengal gram is high in fiber and supports to reduce cholesterol. It also has a very low hypoglycemic index, which is good for people with diabetes.
- Most lentils are an excellent source of zinc, folate, calcium, and protein. It is low in fat, and most of it is polyunsaturated.
How to make SenagaPappu Payasam